Live Webinar: The Bytes Behind Blocks


The Bytes Behind Blocks

4 NOVEMBER 2021 | 8.30AM (PDT) / 11:30AM (EDT) / 4:30PM GMT | 45 MINS

About The Webinar

Blockchain is well known in cryptocurrency and finance but has had less success in the broader enterprise. Recent global events, however, have triggered a renewed interest in blockchain for enterprise use cases, including for identity, data security, analytics, digital twins, and more. Join this panel discussion to learn how blockchain can be applied to these use cases, and how typical enterprise architectures can be augmented with blockchain capabilities.


Nelson Petracek

Chief Technology


Chief of Staff & Innovation Strategy



Key Webinar Takeaways

Discover the current industry trends driving the need for blockchain capabilities.

Learn how blockchain can address the need for taking back control of identity.

Leveraging blockchain in development of digital twins for devices, people, & organizations.

Blockchain in enterprise architectures, & what’s involved in deploying blockchain solutions.

Speaker Profiles


Nelson Petracek

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer of TIBCO Software, Nelson Petracek helps shape the development of TIBCO’s technology platforms and products. With over 20 years of experience, Nelson works to deliver solutions for the digital transformation age, drawing upon his deep knowledge of APIs, cloud, event-driven architectures, blockchain, and analytical applications. A technology evangelist, author, and frequent speaker, Nelson works with customers on the practical use of technologies and architectures and advises on various information creation and delivery patterns. He holds a Bachelor’s of Commerce in Computational Science from the University of Saskatchewan


Jesús Centeno

Chief of Staff & Innovation Strategy

As Chief of Staff & Innovation Strategy, Jesús Centeno is responsible for driving TIBCO LABS™ strategic innovation projects with customers and partners, advising the CTO on technical direction, policies, and activities, and facilitating cross-department collaboration between the Office of the CTO and TIBCO.. As a technology advocate, Jesús helps customers determine the best strategy for adopting new technology platforms and injecting innovation into their product & service development lifecycles. And, as a partner advocate, he draws on 20 years’ experience and knowledge of artificial intelligence, augmented reality, blockchain, IoT technologies, machine learning, and others, to help partners find creative solutions that lead to higher revenue streams and an expanded market footprint. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey University in Mexico and an MBA from the University of Maryland.


Miguel Torres

Director of the Americas, OOCTO, TIBCO Software Inc

Miguel Torres is Director of the Americas,  TIBCO Software, responsible for leading the TIBCO blockchain and IoT projects at TIBCO LABS. Miguel came to TIBCO in 2007 as a software engineer as part of TIBCO ActiveMatrix® BPM team in England, then moved to California to be part of TIBCO Enterprise Administrator, TIBCO Cloud Integration platform and TIBCO Flogo as an architect and developer. Miguel holds a software engineering degree from Cranfield University in England.