Igor Pejic brings the blockchain to the boardroom
Blockchain Babel is the ultimate guide to the most disruptive technology to have entered the finance industry in recent years, thus underpinning the success or decay of our global economy. By allying the analysis of blockchain with innovation diffusion, competitive dynamics, and management strategy, this book dispels 7 myths that pervade the understanding of this momentous technological change that has the potential to disrupt not only finance, but the business world as a whole. Finalist of the Bracken Bower Prize 2016 by McKinsey and The Financial Times, this is a must-read for everbody wanting to grasp and put into context blockchain, and understand its practical implications.
Publisher: Kogan Page
Avalaible from all major print and e-book retailers
Praise for Blockchain Babel
“The blockchain revolution is ushering in a new internet of value that will transform every industry. In Blockchain Babel, Pejic provides a lucid breakdown of blockchain's potential to serve as the foundation of a new digital economy.”
Alex Tapscott, Co-author, Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies is Changing the World
“Blockchain Babel is well titled in alluding to a tower connecting earth to heaven and frustrated through a confusion of voices. Pejic’s book helps attenuate that confusion through a comprehensive assessment of the complex path of how blockchain technology’s promise vs reality is developing in practice.”
Keith Bear, VP at IBM Financial Markets and Fellow at Centre for Alternative Finance, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
"Blockchain Babel separates the signal from the noise. This book is the new bible for professionals who want to move from intention to implementation. Everyone who works in banking, wealth management or finance should not only read this book but buy copies for their colleagues to help enlighten them to the realities of blockchain."
April Rudin, Founder and CEO Rudin Group
“Igor Pejic's excellent book - Blockchain Babel - provides valuable insights into how the blockchain technology will transform the financial industry.”
Spiros Margaris, Venture Capitalist and the global No. 1 Fintech, AI and Blockchain influencer by Onalytica
“Blockchain Babel is a sobering, intelligent, and audacious take on clarifying blockchain’s many myths and misunderstandings. Every banking executive should read this book.”
John Waupsh, Author of Bankruption and Chief Innovation Officer at Kasasa®
“The book helps to disentangle the hype and get a clean glance onto a technology whose real business potential we have merely scratched so far.”
Georg Hauer, General Manager Austria N26
“Blockchain Babel is how all books on blockchain should be: well-balanced, myth-debunking, thought-provoking, and entertaining enough to get you through to the end! A must-read guide for those who want to know more about blockchain technology - beyond the hype - and the way it will disrupt (or not!) the financial services sector globally."
Markos Zachariadis, Associate Professor in Information Systems & Digital Finance, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick and FinTech Research Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Digital Innovation, University of Cambridge
"Blockchain Babel breaks the most common myths concerning blockchain technology in a smart and comprehensible manner. In this wonderful reading Pejic shapes a new understanding of the future development of blockchain technology."
Philipp Sandner, Head of Frankfurt School Blockchain Center
“Igor Pejic takes an inside look at the crypto-craze gold rush challenging banks, and peers around the corner at the complex world of international finance. Buckle up for a remarkable and intriguing blockchain ride that will forever change the payment system and slice across all industries. A powerful read and examination of the blockchain revolution unfolding before us now.”
Stephen G. Andrews, Community Bank President and FinTech enthusiast
“The number of publications on blockchain technology coming out every day can be measured in meters of bookshelves right now. All the more remarkable is Igor Peijc's book, as it is highly informative, full of substance and engaging to read at the same time despite the subject's complexity. Whether you want to get a good overview or dig in deep into the matter - you can get both out of this book. After reading Blockchain will no longer be a myth to you.”
Barbara Stöttinger, Dean WU Executive Academy
“In his riveting, yet analytic account of blockchain Igor Pejic is shaping a new understanding of the technology that will transform banking and business. Blockchain Babel is a powerful compass to navigate the vast seas of crypto-literature.”
Jürgen Kob, Board member of various companies and FinFluencer
“Igor wrote one of the most comprehensive books about blockchain. In clear and precise manner. No doubt that anybody involved in future business developments must read it if they don’t want to miss the blockchain revolution.”
Marc Toledo, Managing Director at Bit4you.io
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