Celebrate Ethereum’s 5th Anniversary at the Free EEA Virtual Event Featuring Speakers, Panels, and Fireside Chats on Ethereum Adoption and Advances on July 30 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern

WAKEFIELD, Mass. – July 23,  2020The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) today announced its keynote speaker line-up for Ethereum in the Enterprise 2020, a half-day, free-of-charge, virtual event on July 30, 2020, starting at 10:00 a.m. Eastern. Joseph Lubin, co-founder of Ethereum, the founder of ConsenSys and an EEA Board member; Ryan Sean Adams, founder of Mythos Capital and creator of Bankless; and John Whelan, head of Digital Investment Banking at Banco Santander and chairman of the EEA will present the keynote titled “ETH Encore: ETH 2.0 and the 5th Anniversary.” In addition, EEA Chairman John Whelan will host a fireside chat with the EEA’s newly appointed executive director, Daniel Burnett.

With more than 20 presentations and panel discussions scheduled, it will be a premier gathering of the top business leaders, technologists, and industry experts in the enterprise blockchain space. Please join us to explore the latest in Ethereum adoption, real-world use cases and technical innovations directly from the global community. To register or to learn more, visit:

“2020 has been a year of remarkable enterprise Ethereum advances from the Baseline Protocol to enterprise Mainnet use cases in automation, business integration, finance, supply chain, and sustainability-focused carbon accounting efforts,” said EEA Executive Director Daniel Burnett. “The Ethereum in the Enterprise 2020 virtual event presented by the EEA will be the place to hear from blockchain leaders on what’s next on the Ethereum roadmap. We welcome all those interested in Ethereum-powered solutions and other decentralized possibilities to join us in discussing the continuous evolution of Ethereum.”

Business and technology leaders will present and lead interactive discussions on their real-world experiences building industrial solutions using blockchain technologies and decentralized approaches. EEA Chairman of the Board John Whelan from Santander Bank and EEA Director Yorke Rhodes III from Microsoft will lead the opening remarks on the enterprise adoption of Ethereum.

“The rapid acceleration of technology change driven by recent events is unlocking long-needed digital transformations and innovation.  The Ethereum Mainnet is proving to be a new tool for enterprise solution development and for consumer-facing industries to deliver value through peer-to-peer transactions and services. The Ethereum in the Enterprise 2020 event will bring together the leaders within the global community needed to drive progress forward,” said Yorke Rhodes III, EEA board member, principal program manager, Blockchain Engineering, Microsoft Azure.


Ethereum in the Enterprise 2020 Agenda:

Thursday, July 30, 10:00 – 2:35 (ET)

View the full list of speakers and the agenda here.

Sessions: 10:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

  • Welcome by the EEA Chairman: The State of Enterprise Ethereum Adoption
  • Baseline Protocol: Automating Core Business Processes
  • Built on the Ethereum Mainnet
  • The Mainnet Now and in the Future
  • Blockchain for Social Impact
  • Ethereum Adoption by Enterprise: Commerce
  • Ethereum in Finance

Sessions: 12:55 p.m. to 2:35 p.m.

  • The Enterprise Blockchain Technology Stack & Roadmap
  • Ethereum Adoption by Enterprise: Technology
  • Community and the Role of the Ethereum Foundation
  • Closing: EEA Fireside Chat and Special Introduction
  • ETH Encore: ETH 2.0 and the 5th Anniversary


EEA Membership Director Jack Leahy will be available to discuss the EEA’s strategy, vision, and technical roadmap with the attendees. Schedule a meeting with Leahy here to learn more about the EEA.

“I’m thrilled for the opportunity to meet with the attendees of Ethereum in the Enterprise 2020, and discuss how those in the broader blockchain ecosystem can get involved in leading Ethereum adoption,” said Leahy. “I will be on hand for interactive discussions covering the EEA’s technical innovation, upcoming advances, and new business use cases to explore.”


About Ethereum in the Enterprise 2020

Ethereum in the Enterprise 2020 is a free virtual event presented by the EEA on July 30, 2020 – Ethereum’s 5th anniversary – from 10:00 a.m. through 2:30 p.m. Eastern (GMT-4). With presentations by some of the world’s most prominent business and technology leaders in blockchain, the event will provide a highly informative and collaborative experience. For more information and to register for the event, please visit https://bit.ly/ENTETH2020.


About the EEA

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) is a member-driven standards organization whose charter is to develop open blockchain specifications that drive harmonization and interoperability for businesses and consumers worldwide. Our global community of members is made up of leaders, adopters, innovators, developers and businesses who collaborate to create an open, decentralized web for the benefit of everyone. For additional information about joining the EEA, please reach out to [email protected] or visit https://entethalliance.org/join/. Follow the EEA on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn.