DLT/Blockchain Technologist, Digital Catapult.
Andy Baloiu a Blockchain/DLT Technologists at Digital Catapult, working in the Distributed Systems department, and doing the most of the hands-on development practice in the team. He has been an active advocate of the blockchain technology since 2015. At Digital Catapult, he takes part in new collaborative R&D projects, both as a developer and as a technology architect and adviser. His previous background includes working as a lead blockchain developer for an IoT/Energy company, and as a member of the Innovation Center of Excellence at RS Components Ltd. Andy has a lot of first-hand experience with new technologies, such as DLT, Blockchains and other distributed systems, but has also worked with traditional web development technologies (such as back-end and front-end coding projects). He holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering, and later obtained an MA in Design from the University of Portsmouth. Last but not least, Andy is an active member of the London blockchain community, he helped organise the first IoTblockchain hackathon in 2015, and he is an Ethereum meetup organiser since 2014