Introduction to Ken Bodnar, Principal Consultant at Blockchain Associates, Data Science Influencer, and one of the winners of the first challenge of the F1 Connectivity Innovation Prize 2017.
Ken Bodnar has a long career in advanced technology. He has navigated his way through the spectrum of hardware and software engineering, technical architecture, research and development and emergent technology innovation.
He started his career by designing circuits for advanced military weapons systems and shifted to software design. Most recently he is a winner of the Formula One, Mercedes Racing Team Connectivity Challenge where presented his Blockchain/Internet of Things/Machine-Learning Platform at the final Formula One Grand Prix of the year in Abu Dhabi in November 2017.
He is an international Blockchain/Fintech consultant to governments. He was a digital transformation specialist to the Government of Canada for many years, and was the technical architect for the 38th General Election of Canada. He is a prize-winning eGovernment practitioner, as an architect for the team winning the Stockholm Gold Medal for eGovernment for “Connecting Canadians”, a digital literacy tool for the disadvantaged to bridge the Digital Divide.
His software designs were implemented in a partnership with the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism to create the all-inclusive island for Grand Bahama destinations in 2008. His skillset includes Distributed Ledger Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Machine-Learning, large enterprise systems, Cyber Security and Fintech/eCommerce solutions. He is an author of a book on Digital Design.