Eric Piscini is Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Reserve, a blockchain technology company providing a revolutionary global supply chain solution across industries. Citizens Reserve is leading the SUKU project, building a Supply Chain ecosystem on blockchain.
Before Citizens Reserve, Eric was the global blockchain leader for Deloitte Consulting and the co-lead of the global blockchain and cryptocurrency team. As part of his global function, Eric developed blockchain strategies and solutions for his clients and lead teams to bring blockchain technologies to reality. Eric was designing and driving the first token sales consulting engagements. In May 2017, Bank Innovation said “Deloitte [is] making sure strides in leading the pack” in blockchain and that financial institutions should follow Deloitte’s blockchain lead. In August, Constellation Research wrote that “Deloitte has the most comprehensive [blockchain] effort of any of the professional services firms. Eric regularly speaks and writes on blockchain. He has been quoted on blockchain and cryptocurrencies in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, American Banker and CoinDesk. He recently co-authored “Supply Chain meets blockchain” where he makes the case for transforming supply chain networks with blockchain. He also co-authored “Taking Blockchain Live: 20 Questions That Must Be Answered to Move Beyond Proofs of Concept,” which is informed by conversations with clients. The whitepaper finds that there are 20 essential questions that must be asked – and answered – to help determine whether an effort achieves the status of being a successful new technology innovation or an abandoned proof of concept. As the report states, by addressing these questions early, the chances of successfully harvesting the benefits of blockchain increase dramatically. He earned a Masters in Computer Science from University of Paris VI, France and a Masters in Economics from Cergy-Pontoise, France. (edited)