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Shawnna Hoffman-Childress

Shawnna Hoffman-Childress

Global Cognitive Legal Co-Leader, IBM

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Ms. Hoffman serves as the Global Co-Leader of the IBM Cognitive Legal Practice. She has two patents pending for Detecting Clusters and Relationships in Large Data Sets (END920160377US1) and Method and System for Pattern Based Home Network Configuration (END820160894). She also co-authored the book "eDiscovery Plain & Simple" (ISBN-13:97814394079), is the Co-Founder of Women in eDiscovery and the Co-Founder of Diversity in Blockchain . In 2017, she became an Advisory Board Member for Integra Ledger and the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium and the MIT Legal Forum for AI & Blockchain. Recently, she spoke at the United Nations at the Blockchain for Impact Summit and GlobalMinded on the subject “Blockchain, Financial Fuel for Sustainable Development”. In 2018, she was appointed to the U.S. Commodity Future Trading Commission's Distributed Ledger Subcommittee. As her give back, she co-founded and serves on the Board of the Community Hope Center 27,000 homeless families.

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