‘Big Four’ Company Deloitte Appoints New Head of Blockchain Expert services

“Major 4” consulting agency Deloitte has a new blockchain direct.

Subsequent the departure of Eric Piscini from the function, Linda Pawczuk, who previously ran the firm’s insurance plan sector blockchain projects, will be stepping in as the new head of the Deloitte U.S. Fiscal Expert services Field Blockchain group, the enterprise introduced Tuesday.

Pawczuk will function on advancing Deloitte’s blockchain agenda, stated spokesperson Chris Faile. To that end, Pawczuk will function at “developing new business models, disrupting existing business processes and harvesting the underlying systems and ecosystem gamers to construct solutions with consumers and industries,” he stated.

“We imagine that this ever-evolving and nimble group will construct upon our past achievements in supporting our consumers, which includes 92 p.c of the economical support organizations mentioned on the Fortune 500 listing, to hone their blockchain-backed choices,” he stated.

In long term, stated Faile, the agency hopes to even more use blockchain technological innovation as a “railroad observe” to other emerging systems, these kinds of as cloud computing and automation.

The firm’s former blockchain direct, Piscini, is leaving the agency to be part of a startup task, Faile stated. The enterprise sees his go “as a testament to Deloitte’s profitable attempts” in supporting its group acquire activities and skillsets.

“When you are viewed as the current market chief, it is inevitable that some leaders will decide to acquire on new problems exterior of the organization,” he stated.

Pawczuk image via Deloitte CIO Journal/YouTube

The chief in blockchain information, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic requirements and abides by a demanding set of editorial guidelines. CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Electronic Forex Team, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups.