Chief Scientist at Factom. Passionate about blockchain tech, and how it changes the world. Brian Deery is an engineer by trade and at heart.Deery is an early innovator in technology. He built a self-driving Lotus Elise which competed in the 2007 DARPA Urban Grand Challenge. The race competition included a precursor to Google’s driverless car. Previously, he served as an R&D Engineer at Pentair, Ltd where he designed and brought to market an underwater energy harvesting device. Earlier, Deery managed the quality control robots certifying ~$30M of yearly production at MTS Systems Corporation.