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Astrid Schober, Wien Energie CIO

Astrid Schober
Wien Energie CIO
"Blockchain - Game Changer in the Energy Sector"
May 6th 2019, 5:00 pm, TC.2.01
Video Blockchain - Game Changer in the Energy Sector

Blockchain - Game Changer in the…

Abstract:

Blockchain technology is currently hyped in several industries, such as financial services, public sector and energy. Wien Energie has been working on projects bases on blockchain technologies since early in 2017 and we were able to gain valuable insights regarding the maturity and reallife use cases. In the presentation I will elaborate our projects and key findings of blockchain in the energy industry.

Bio:

Astrid Schober started her career as a programmer in a software start-up in Graz, Austria. In order to gain broader experience in IT projects, she later joined Accenture, an international systems integrator with a global footprint. During her time at Accenture, Astrid focussed on IT projects in the energy and utilities industry. She successfully managed complex large scale IT projects troughout Europe. After joining OMV group in 2011, Astrid specialized in IT Strategy and Architecture within OMVs CIO office and was managing the exploration of new information technologies. In 2017 she took over the role as CIO at Wien Energie and has since then transformed the IT organization and is currently running a large scale system consolidation program, to enable Wien Energie for digitalization..