Fenglian Xu

FENGLIAN XU is the former master inventor at IBM and one of the co-creators of the IBM Hyperledger blockchain. Fenglian personally holds 30 technology patents mainly in semantic text search, data and service management, security and blockchain technology fields. Dr. Fenglian Xu was in the top 50 Techwomen of 2017. She is currently chief scientist at Aladdin Blockchain, working to create a platform for medical data to be shared  between hospitals to aid the diagnosis of latent chronic health conditions. The aim of this research is to save hospitals large sums of money through early diagnosis and prevention, and ultimately to reduce the need for the costly ongoing treatment of chronic disease, and in some cases to have it entirely unnecessary.