LinkedIn profiles show IBM architects are using RippleNet to research proof of concept

Viral Shah, an IBM solution architect based in Mumbai, appears to be using RippleNet to research a proof of concept (POC). According to Shah LinkedIn, his work at IBM includes performing POC for the bank in the implementation of the RippleNet blockchain, and interacting with various teams and customers to gather information and develop various solutions. As of now, IBM has not confirmed whether there is a direct Ripple partnership.