Gokul Alex is a Blockchain Educator, Enterprise Architect, Data Scientist, Internet Technologist, and Quantum Computing Researcher with strong expertise on Artificial Intelligence, Distributed Computing, Digital Transformation, Epistemology, Innovation Management, Social Entrepreneurship and Semiotics.

I am contributing to the global blockchain ecosystem as the ambassador for Hashgraph and ZCash. He has authored four patents and published numerous articles and blogs. He has reviewed couple of books on Blockchain. He is an advisor to numerous Startups, Funds, Communities, Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations, Social Networks, Regulatory Bodies and Business Consortiums. He has developed Blockchain reference architectures and proof of concepts for Product Provenance, Land Registry, Biometric Identity, Energy Audit, Health Records, Cybersecurity, Internet of Things etc.

I have taken Blockchain Education Programs for Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations across India. He has set up a Blockchain Engineering division in the first ever corporate innovation lab of UST Global named INFINITY LABS. He has co-founded a non profit organization named as EPIC Knowledge Society of 1000+ Professionals across the globe. He is a mentor to more than 50+ Hackathons, 20+ Startups and 25+ Social Entrepreneurs through various Incubators and communities.

I have wide experience across distributed ledger technologies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, R3/Corda, Hyperledger Fabric & Sawtooth Lake, RSK, IOTA, EOS, Hashgraph, ZCash, Komodo, Interledger, Tendermint, Multichain, Polkadot, Loom etc. His Programming Experience include C, C++, Java, Perl, Python, XML, R, Julia, JavaScript, Solidity and Numerous Open Source, Free Software Packages

Associate Director, PwC India, Bangalore, 2018 – Present

Member of Global Blockchain Council. Leadership role in Blockchain Business Consulting. Driving Blockchain Strategy Consulting initiatives for Government and Public Sector Engagements across India. Advisory engagements for Global Blockchain Strategy and Delivery Engagements.

Subject Matter Expert on leading Blockchain Platforms such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Sawtooth Lake, Hyperledger Caliper, Multichain, R3/Corda, IOTA, Multichain, RSK, EOS, Hashgraph, LISK, Cosmos, Ripple, Stellar, Komodo etc. Digital Enterprise Architect for building Blockchain Center of Excellence for Government Organizations. Contributing to the Ecosystem Development and Innovation Consulting Engagements for Blockchain Practice. Developing Blockchain Reference Architectures across Industrial Sectors and Platform services.

Blockchain Consulting Expertise : feasibility assessment, architecture review, platform strategy, product & service design, go to market strategy, capability maturity model, governance model, technology roadmap, operating models, minimum viable prototypes, security audits, utility token design, security token design, business process reengineering.

Senior Manager, INFINITY LABS , UST Global, Kerala — 2015-2018

  • Extensive Work Experience in Retail, Healthcare, Banking, Financial Services
  • Developed a Blockchain Engineering team of 25 resources and 20 + prototypes
  • Worked across Robotics, Quantum Computing, Bioinformatics, Mixed Reality
  • Developed a Vehicle Identity Management System using Ethereum, Truffle and IPFS
  • Developed a Biometric Identity Blockchain on Ethereum, Embark, NodeJs
  • Developed an EHR based Provider Data Integrity Platform on Ethereum, Truffle
  • Developed a Diamond Supply chain Tracking Ledger on Hyperledger 0.6
  • Deployed an Interledger POC on Zcash using various payment channels
  • Worked on Interledger Protocol Deployment POC along with BigchainDB
  • Integrated Ethereum Virtual Machine with Hashgraph Consensus Algorithm
  • Deployed a Social Banking Mobile App with Hashgraph as Messaging Engine
  • Deployed an IPFS based Document Indexing Application on Hashgraph
  • Developed an Sensor Monitoring Engine using IOTA on Raspberry Pi 3
  • Developed a Social Payment Protocol using Stateless4J and Square APIs
  • Developed a Trade Finance Engine using J2EE and Micro Payment Services
  • Developed a Social Network Authenticator using OAuth, Gigya and Sprinklr
  • Developed a Computer Vision based Credit Card Authentication Engine
  • Developed an InterBot communication framework on Firebase
  • Developed a Knowledge Reasoning Chat Agent using LOUIS and Graken
  • Developed an Algorithmic Trading Engine using Recurrent LSTM and Azure ML

Senior Consultant, EY : Trivandrum, Kerala — 2014-2015

  • Developed a Big Data Analytics and Data Science Team with Healthcare focus
  • Worked across Mobile, Social, Analytics, Cloud, Storage and Machine Learning
  • Designed and Developed a Crowd Funding Platform on Ruby on Rails
  • Designed and Developed a Fractal Algorithm for Bloom Filter Optimization
  • Designed a Bi-holomorphic Data Structure using Julia and Fatou Fractals
  • Designed and Developed an Ephemeral Data Structure for Video Encryption
  • Designed and Developed a Temporary Social Media using Ephemeral Data Structures
  • Designed Mobile Enterprise Security Architecture for a Fortune 100 Insurance company
  • Designed a Content Classification Engine for IBM Watson based Content Repository
  • Designed and Developed Semantic Content Repository using IBM Watson APIs
  • Developed an Enterprise Content Management System on SharePoint and Drupal
  • Designed a Face Recognition Algorithm using Gabor Filters and Julia Fractals
  • Developed a Transaction Messaging Middleware on Microsoft BizTalk Server

IT Architect, IBM Global Business Service: Bangalore, — 2011 – 2014

  • Extensive work experience with Electronics, Automotive, Telecom, Chemical Industry
  • Worked across Cognitive Computing, Big Data Analytics, IoT, Cloud Competencies
  • Developed a Disaster Recovery Platform using Google People Finder
  • Developer Data Deduplication Solution using IBM SPSS and Entity Analytics
  • Developed an Mobile Content Management System using IBM Mobile First
  • Developed a Social Network Analytics solution using IBM Watson APIs
  • Developed a Integration utility between IDOLSearch  Engine and ECM Server
  • Developed a File Storage and Archival Utility for a Content Management Server
  • Developed a Remote Content Deployment Utility using RPC and Java APIs
  • Developed a Message Parsing Utility for IBM Message Sight Server
  • Developed an Image Parser utility for IBM Watson based AI Service
  • Developed a Semantic Summary Parser Application with IBM Watson APIs

IT Architect, Sapient Nitro; Bangalore, Karnataka 2010 – 2011

  • Worked across Telecom, Transportation, Logistics, Retail domain
  • Worked across Content Storage, Content Delivery and Analytics Platforms
  • Designed and Developed an Enterprise Social Network for Digital Team
  • Designed and Developed a Digital Content Repository for Airline customer
  • Developed a Content Expiry Workflow Engine for Enterprise Content Repository
  • Developed a Content Archival Workflow Engine for Portal Content Repository
  • Developed a Search Engine Integration Utility between ECM Platform and UltraSeek
  • Designed and Developed a Search Engine for a Telecom Sector customer
  • Designed and Developed an XML Parser Utility for a Portal App Engine

ECM Practice Leader, Citibank ITO; Singapore  2007- 2010

  • Worked across Retail and Wealth Banking customers across 65 countries
  • Worked across Mobile, Web, Cloud, Mainframe, Messaging Platfoms
  • Developed Database Cache Update Modules for Portal applications
  • Developed Siteminder Authentication modules on JAAS and JCA
  • Developed Solaris and Unix Security Models for Enterprise Content Server
  • Developed a Semantic Content Delivery tool using Yahoo Pipes Platform
  • Developed a Bulk Data Loader Utility for Retrieving data from remote databases
  • Deployed RPC Protocol based Content Delivery Network across large sever farms
  • Developed Cross File System based File Versioning Tool for ECM Platforms
  • Developed Dynamic File Encryption utilities for ECM Platforms using Java APIs
  • Developed a Personalized Content Delivery Engine using a Rule Engine approach
  • Customized the Database Schema to store EBXML and HTML content formats
  • Developed Web Applications for Transactions Management, Analytics etc.

Associate Consultant, Polaris Software labs, Chennai — 2005- 2009

  • Worked across Technology Teams in Europe, Asia and United States
  • Worked on Pioneering Banking and Financial Technology Platforms
  • Designed and Implemented internal databases for storing and managing data
  • Designed and Developed a Mobile Payment Gateway on WebSphere MQ
  • Designed and Developed a Rule Engine using JAXB Framework
  • Designed and Developed a Data Persistence Framework on EJBs
  • Designed a Reverse Proxy Engine and Deployed on iPlanet Web Server
  • Developed parallel processes for the Content Management Server apps


  • Blockchain : Ethereum, Hyperledger, Multichain, Tendermint, RSK, NEO
  • DLT Platforms : Ripple, Interledger, IOTA, Hashgrah, Stellar
  • Quantum Computing : PyQuil, IBM Q, Microsoft Q#, Rigetti QVM, QuTiP
  • Databases : Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL,  DB2, Bigchain DB, MongoDB, 
  • JavaScript : Node, React, Web3, Truffle, Embark, Angular, Dojo, JQuery
  • Data Science : R, Julia, Python, Kaggle, Biostatistics, Data Strategy
  • Machine Learning : Tensorflow, Scipy, Numpy, Scikit Learn, Keras, GAN,
  • ECM Stack: Drupal, OpenText, Documentum, Alfresco, Joomla
  • Search Engines: UltraSeek, Lucene, FAST, Autonomy, Verity, Elastic 
  • Languages : Julia, R, Python, Haskell, Java, XML, Perl, HTML, Solidity, Go
  • Libraries. : STL, MFC, Tensorflow, Keras, Caret, ggplot, Scipy, NumPy
  • Frameworks : IIOP, CORBA, RMI, Struts, Spring, Spring Webflow
  • Concepts: OOAD, UML, Refactoring, Reflection, Multithreading, AOP
  • Servers : WebSphere, Weblogic, Tomcat, JBoss, Orion