Dr. Fabiana Fournier is a researcher in the IoT and Blockchain group at IBM Research – Haifa, holding a B.Sc. in Information Systems, and a M.Sc. and a PhD in Industrial Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Dr. Fournier has over twenty years of research, practical experience, and numerous publications in the areas of event processing, organizational and process modeling, business transformation, and blockchain. For the past three years, she has been leading the European blockchain related projects in the IBM Research lab in Haifa. Many of the projects in which Dr. Fournier has been involved received prestigious awards, including the IBM Technical and Science Accomplishment Awards in the areas of component business modelling, systems engineering in the aerospace and defense, and artifact-centric processes, the IBM Open source Accomplishment Award for the work on the complex event processing tool PROTON, and the IBM Technical and Science Outstanding Accomplishment Award for her work in the area of event processing.