Karthik Iyer is the India Ambassador of the P2P-Foundation (the worlds largest think tank on decentralization and peer to peer), and founder and CEO of BlockchainMonk, a DLT research and consulting firm.

He is part of one of the largest EU research project on P2P, P2PValue.eu. He holds close to half dozen degrees in technology, research and management from leading schools in Europe and Asia like KTH in Sweden, BI- Norwegian Business School in Norway and Fudan University in China.

He has over a decade of experience working for large technology firms such as Red Hat, Novell and Sun Microsystems and has successfully ran various hi-tech ventures in the past.