Pete Harris is Principal of Lighthouse Partners, a business and technology consulting firm advising on positioning of innovative enterprise technologies, with specific focuses on go-to-market and growth strategies involving partnerships, thought leadership creation and events.
With nearly 40 years of business and technology experience, Pete has built up extensive knowledge of enterprise technologies, often tracking developments from their R&D phase and working with customers to bring them to commercial launch.
Current technology focuses include block chain, distributed ledger and smart contracts; big data in motion; agile cloud and high performance computing approaches.
Pete has worked with global IT innovators to analyze business opportunities and create launch and marketing plans for a range of technologies, including low-latency middleware, in-memory big data analytics, compute acceleration, high performance cloud and distributed ledgers.
As an analyst, author and conference producer, Pete has curated and edited online resources covering block chain deployment in the financial markets, low-latency trading technology and financial big data analytics. He has also produced white papers for companies such as Dell, Intel, SAP and TIBCO Software and created world-class events on emerging technologies, including Java, XML and Web Services, Linux and Open Source, HPC, Low-Latency approaches and Big Data.
|Lighthouse Research: Searching in Vain for The Block Chain
A survey conducted by Lighthouse suggests that major global IT vendors have little wisdom, advice or vision to offer their customers, prospects and partners when it comes to block chain technology.
Download the full research report here.
Lighthouse Events: The Block Chain Conference,
Taking place on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 in San Francisco, The Block Chain Conference will focus on real business applications for block chains, distributed ledgers and smart contracts, and will act as an early conduit to encourage dialog and engagement between the enterprise IT establishment – both users and vendors – and innovative block chain startups in order to accelerate education and adoption of this innovative technology.
Find out more about The Block Chain Conference here.