Sergey Shayakhmetov is Chief Business Development Officer of Sberbank Blockchain Lab. Sberbank, largest bank in Russia, has announced a blockchain laboratory to develop and test blockchain-based solutions.
The project will work on developing advanced technologies in conjunction with the bank’s other laboratories, and is also planning to build collaborations with startups, and via other alliances.
Sberbank’s blockchain lab will appoint blockchain specialists with experience in building and implementing blockchain ideas to existing products as well as creating new approaches to business activities, the release adds.
Sberbank has launched number of initiatives in the blockchain ecosystem including its recent entrance into the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance – an enterprise-focused consortium. Some of the bank’s blockchain-based pilot projects include joint solutions with Severstal and Federal Antimonopoly Services, among others.