QonfX 2023 - Rakesh Lokireddy

'QonfX 2023' - Esteemed Speaker

Rakesh Lokireddy

Head Blockchain CoE | Qualitest

Digital Assets, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), and the future of testing

Current Financial ecosystem is centralized and has it’s own challenges w.r.t settlements, data privacy and process efficiencies. To overcome these challenges, large financial organizations are increasingly exploring Digital Assets and DeFi (Decentralized Finance) with the objective to increase transparency, modernize market infrastructure and tap into alternative assets for investing. As part of this session, we’ll try to understand what Digital Assets and DeFi are, with Industry use cases and diving into underlying technologies that support Decentralized ecosystem we’ll explore what this means to testing community.

Key Takeaways

  • Understanding Digital Assets and DeFi
  • Challenges in centralized finance and how DeFi (Decentralized Finance) leverages technology to solve them.
  • Industry use cases, technology layers, protocols and Integrity
  • What does this mean to testing community – approach, awareness, skills, and tools

Speaker Bio


Rakesh is a career tester with passion for emerging technologies and its impact on existing business processes. In his current role, he leads Blockchain CoE at Qualitest and is responsible for Research and Development efforts, Thought leadership and Growth. In the past, he has led testing teams for fast-growing firms and enterprises.

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