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Hy Chantz

Associate Partner - Blockchain Solutions, Global Banking and Financial Markets Center of Competency; IBM Master Inventor

    Hyman David (Hy) Chantz is an Associate Partner - Blockchain Solutions in IBM's Global Banking and Financial Markets Center of Competency, and an IBM Master Inventor. Hy enables, optimizes and transforms the business outcomes of clients via innovative, cost-effective and appropriate use of blockchain, cognitive computing, cloud and other advanced technologies. The team emphasizes using these techniques and processes both "defensively"- to drive efficiencies and reduce risks; and "offensively" - to deploy solutions which expand clients' own customer market share and mindshare. Hy has over 20 years’ experience engineering, implementing and managing critical infrastructure worldwide. Hy is an Active Member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, and a member of the IEEE Controls System Committee on Smart Grids. Hy currently holds nine individual and two team U.S. patents relating to banking, utilities, health care, transportation and other highly-regulated industries. He is a Registered Professional Engineer (Electrical and Computers) in New York State, and a member of the New York, Florida, Patent and associated Federal bars. Hy is a multi-badged Certified IBM Consultant, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, and a Certified Bitcoin Professional. Hy is also a U.S. Coast Guard credentialed Merchant Marine Radio Officer and holds Federal Aviation Administration certification as an Advanced Ground Instructor; as well as being licensed as a "Remote Pilot - Unmanned Aerial System" for commercial drone use.

    Written By Hy Chantz

    How Emerging Technologies Can Unexpectedly Advance — Or Impede — Cybersecurity Gender Inclusion

    It's up to all of us to implement the waves of emerging security technologies and processes in ways that encourage, not impede, greater gender inclusion.

    Insurance, Assurance and Blockchain: Practical Steps for Market Growth

    Blockchain enables insurance companies to streamline internal processes, enhance security posture and expand into new markets with insurance dynamics.

    Banking From Brexit to Blockchain: Enabling Commerce by Expanding the International Privacy Shield

    Blockchain provides a secure, transparent ledger that serves as an efficient banking solution for companies lacking full access to banking infrastructure.

    Using Blockchain to Address Drone Cybersecurity

    The vast availability of drones raises many concerns about drone cybersecurity. However, blockchain technology may be able to help.

    There’s No Blocking Blockchain

    Blockchain technology has arrived — and it's not going anywhere. That's good news for organizations across all industries that want to improve security.

    Latent, Patient and Patent: How Cognitive Security — and a $2 Bill — Shapes Biological Insights

    Cognitive security and biology have a lot more in common than one might think. In fact, many of the lessons from one industry can relate to the other.

    ‘Watts’ Behind Watson? How Cognitive Security Can Improve Energy Climate Impact

    IBM Cognitive Security may be able to reshape many issues surrounding the energy industry, infrastructure protection and predictive analysis.

    Engineer and Ingenue: How Cognitive Engineering May Help Address STEM Gender Disparities

    There is a gender gap in STEM fields, but recent advances may help the future woman engineer take advantage of all past information.

    Bits, Bytes, Bucks and Barrels: The Convergence of Cognitive Energy and Information Security

    Information security in the energy industry is growing in importance, which means organizations need to embrace new strategies for operating safely.

    Phones, Drones and Clones: The Path to Cognitive Privacy

    Enterprises and individuals need to take the lead when it comes to security and privacy in today's complex world — just as they have for decades.