Chief Technology Strategist at Nomadic Labs & Blockchain Architect
Sajida Zouarhi was a Research Engineer at Orange Labs (Telecommunications) and in the Computer Science Lab of Grenoble (LIG) for 3years in France. She then worked for 2 years as a Blockchain Architect at Consensys, a US blockchain company where she focused her research on critical data management and then on HellHound, a Blind Computation platform for private data that she co-invented.
She is since 2020, Chief technology strategist at Nomadic Labs, a French laboratory working on Tezos Protocol. She has been working for several months on the development of the French ecosystem in direct link with the Tezos foundation.
Sajida is the co-founder of multiple projects in the Blockchain Ecosystem: Le BlockFest (Blockchain festival and hackathon running since 2016), La Chaintech (French blockchain association) and the eHealth & Blockchain Think Tank. She is aboard member of the ADAN (Association for the Development of Digital Assets).
In 2015, Sajida started the Kidner Project.
This project aims at creating a worldwide decentralized matching platform for kidney paired exchange by using blockchain and economic paradigms to improve the effectiveness and fairness of the process.
She then has been contacted by the WHO to help preventing Kidney Traffic with Blockchain.
Sajida is an International Public Speaker and was named one of Top 10 Women to Follow in Tech in 2019 (#FrenchTech), Top 40 Forbes Women in France 2019, Top 6 Women Blockchain Influencers (#FrenchTech) and nominated for the Women in IT Awards Ireland 2018 (finalist for "Future CIO of the year").