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Christophe Uzureau
VP Analyst I
19 years at Gartner
21 years IT Industry

Christophe Uzureau covers how blockchain and tokenization shape digital strategies and enable new assets, products and services. Mr. Uzureau advises banks on their digital financial strategies considering their customers' behavior and bias, how to design payment and data monetization strategies that accelerate digital banking transformation. Mr. Uzureau is also responsible for covering how technology (blockchain, big data and analytics, AI, and digital platforms) represents an opportunity to generate competitive advantage by shaping traditional financial value chains. Read Full Bio

On the Immaturity of Stablecoins

by cuzureau  |  October 18, 2019

One of the many challenges facing cryptocurrencies is the issue of stability. One proposed solution or approach is to use stablecoins.  The theory is that stablecoins can provide the benefits of cryptocurrencies but are immune to the volatility of market-traded cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. There are multiple overarching objectives depending on the issuer(s) of the […]

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Libra and Walmart “Blockchain” Tokens: Financial or Walled Garden Inclusion?

by cuzureau  |  August 18, 2019

Facebook has announced the development of a digital currency, Libra (cf. “Facebook Libra — Liberator or Trojan Horse”1 ) and Walmart has filed a patent application for a digital token (cf. patent application2). Both initiatives rely on blockchain technology. The two companies have multiple rationales for launching or planning such initiatives. In this blog post, […]

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