As blockchain paves the way, we approach the threshold of an unprecedented new era, where never again will so few have so much control over so many.

Konstantin Nikolaev

EY Global Blockchain Product Manager

Blockchain innovator. Global decentralization advocate. Passionate musician and composer. A father of two and a husband of one.

Konstantin Nikolaev serves as the EY Global Blockchain Product Manager, where he leads the pioneering development of the OpsChain Contract Manager (OCM), a cutting-edge blockchain solution designed to revolutionize contract management and procurement processes. His role capitalizes on his extensive experience in blockchain technology, driving innovation and operational efficiency across industries. Prior to this, Konstantin honed his proficiency in supply chain, procurement and compliance as the COO of a leading IT manufacturing firm.

Konstantin’s career foundation was laid in finance at top tier banks, transitioning into technology and management with a strategic shift to blockchain at the EY organization. His academic journey is equally diverse, holding a master’s in applied mathematics, a Ph.D. in sociology of management, and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management, UK. This unique blend of finance, technology, and operations underpins his contributions to unlocking blockchain's potential in transforming industry practices.

How Konstantin is building a better working world

With a genuine interest in blockchain's transformative capacity to revolutionize the entire business landscape, Konstantin is dedicated to seeking out and crafting innovative blockchain applications, such as the OpsChain Contract Manager (OCM), to address real-world challenges. His work on OCM, aiming to revolutionize contract management and procurement across industries, exemplifies his commitment to fostering technological progress and operational efficiency. By leveraging OCM's unique approach to ensuring confidentiality, enhancing time efficiency, and reducing costs in contract management, Konstantin empowers businesses of all sizes to navigate the complexities of the digital age, maintaining their competitive edge and adherence to the highest standards of innovation and industry compliance.

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