Disruptor Daily interviewed SmartAxiom founder Amit Biyani. Here’s a highlight:
“This interview is part of our new Blockchain In Cybersecurity series, where we interview the world’s leading thought leaders on the front lines of the intersections between blockchain and cybersecurity.
In this interview we speak with Amit Biyani, CEO and founder of SmartAxiom, to understand how his company can secure keys for blockchain, and what the future of the industry holds.”
1. What’s the story behind SmartAxiom? Why and how did you begin?
AB: I came from Broadcom where I led a cross-functional team delivering set-top-box chipsets for customers like DirecTV. While deploying these large systems of servers and client devices, I got a real feel for security as you don’t want customers activating boxes without a subscription, or worse stealing valuable media content. With the new owners of Broadcom no longer placing the same emphasis on advanced semiconductor design, I struck out on my own eyeing the huge opportunity (and security exposure) of the Internet-of-Things (IoT). SmartAxiom really came together when the team was brought into the HP Enterprises Campus in Houston TX to improve the occupant experience of the smart buildings there.
Click here to read more…