Nov 3 – 5, 2023
Riga, Latvia
Europe/Riga timezone

Dwellir - Harnessing Open Source for a Scalable Blockchain Infrastructure

Nov 3, 2023, 3:30 PM
Sigma – Talks (Radisson Blu Latvija)

Sigma – Talks

Radisson Blu Latvija

Talk (25 Minutes) Infrastructure


Erik Lönroth
Dwellir AB


The rise of crypto currencies and blockchain technologies is shaping the future of finance. Parallell to this exciting development, new and innovative systems provides a completely new ecosystem of softwares that are leveraging the inherent trust, security and scalability of the blockchain technology. This is what is known as web3 and is growing steadily every year, along with the general adoption of crytocurrencies world wide.

Dwellir is an infrastructure provider in web3 and has established itself as one of the leading providers in the domain. Dwellir has a profound commitment to open source software and leverages a multitude of open source software stacks, which has been a key factor to Dwellirs success.

Erik Lönroth, founder and CTO of Dwellir will take you through an introduction to blockchains and their contribution to web3. How Dwellir builds on giants as Ubuntu OS, LXC/LXD and Juju operators to reach challenging technical targets. He will discuss the importance of working with and contribute to open source communities and how it matters to Dwellirs vision of shaping the future of finance and web3.

Session author's bio

Introducing Erik Lönroth: A Visionary Technologist and Open Source Advocate

Meet Erik Lönroth, a dynamic and accomplished technologist who has left an indelible mark on the realms of computer science, open-source development, and digital autonomy. With a Master's degree in Computer Science from Linköpings Tekniska Högskola and an impressive background in technical high school education, Erik's journey in the world of technology began early.

Erik's trailblazing spirit led him to found several successful ventures, including Dwellir AB, a groundbreaking software infrastructure company that champions digital sovereignty. As the Founder and CTO of Dwellir AB, Erik remains at the forefront of innovation, developing cutting-edge solutions for cryptocurrency infrastructure, robotics, machine learning, and more.

His expertise extends beyond the entrepreneurial landscape. Erik has been an influential figure at Scania, where he served as the Technology Lead for High Performance Computing, spearheading many initiatives within R&D and open-source technology.

A fervent advocate for open-source initiatives, Erik's contributions go far beyond the professional domain. He has actively participated in various NGOs, driving issues for internet freedom, privacy, and cultural enrichment. Erik's passion for education and sharing knowledge is evident through his involvement in community-driven open-source education projects.

Throughout his illustrious career, Erik has been recognized for his exceptional talents, receiving awards such as the Swedish IT Architect of the Year. He has graced numerous prestigious stages worldwide, delivering keynote addresses on subjects ranging from cloud computing to HPC in the automotive industry.

With an impressive portfolio of scientific articles, papers, and chapters, Erik continues to shape the future of open-source software and its applications in organizational contexts.

Erik Lönroth's journey is one of unparalleled dedication and groundbreaking accomplishments. As a visionary technologist and fervent advocate for open-source, Erik inspires us all to embrace innovation, collaboration, and the power of technology to shape a brighter, more autonomous future.

Level of Difficulty Beginner
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