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If you are interested in learning more about the blockchain industry and want to hear from some of the brightest thought leaders, tune into this bi-weekly podcast. R3’s Catherine Rutter hosts some of the biggest names in the blockchain world. Be sure to subscribe and rate the podcast!

Life in the Fast Chain: A Blockchain Podcast from R3 Catherine Rutter

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    • 4.5 • 27 Ratings

If you are interested in learning more about the blockchain industry and want to hear from some of the brightest thought leaders, tune into this bi-weekly podcast. R3’s Catherine Rutter hosts some of the biggest names in the blockchain world. Be sure to subscribe and rate the podcast!

    Season 3 Episode 4: How we got here - Andrew Stakiwicz

    Season 3 Episode 4: How we got here - Andrew Stakiwicz

    On this episode we have Todd McDonald talking about regulations and then we have Andrew Stakiwicz, Global Head of Sales Engineering to discuss what drew him to the space, what it's like to work on the sales engineering team, and why he believes in what we are doing here at R3. Listen on your favorite podcast app!


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    Guest:
    Andrew Stakiwicz



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    Todd McDonald



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    Host:
    Catherine Rutter



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    Produced by:
    Nadia Pressley



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    • 38 min
    Season 3 Episode 3: How we got here - Alisa DiCaprio

    Season 3 Episode 3: How we got here - Alisa DiCaprio

    Check out this episode of Life in the Fast Chain with R3's Chief Economist, Alisa DiCaprio! She talks about all the career moves and decisions that landed her here as Chief Economist. She has a GREAT story so make sure to listen in to learn more about Alisa. Before we get to her, hear from Todd McDonald on what's the latest in the global CBDC space. Listen on your favorite podcast app!


    Guests:
    Alisa DiCaprio



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    Todd McDonald



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    Host:
    Catherine Rutter



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    Produced by:
    Nadia Pressley



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    • 32 min
    Season 3 Episode 2: How we got here - Michelle Neal

    Season 3 Episode 2: How we got here - Michelle Neal

    Check out this episode of Life in the Fast Chain where Todd McDonald educates Catherine one what Web 3.0 is and discusses recent news coming out of Six Digital Exchange. Then Catherine has Michelle Neal US CEO of LedgerEdge to discuss how she got here.


    Links



    Further Web 3.0 Information
    SIX Digital Exchange news
    LedgerEdge Twitter
    LedgerEdge LinkedIn


    Guest
    Michelle Neal



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    Todd McDonald



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    Host
    Catherine Rutter



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    Produced by
    Nadia Pressley



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    • 33 min
    Season 3 Episode 1: How we got here - Todd McDonald, R3

    Season 3 Episode 1: How we got here - Todd McDonald, R3

    On this episode of Life in the Fast Chain, Catherine has R3 co-founder Todd McDonald to give an update on what's going on in the emerging tech space and talk about how he got here. The next few episodes will feature different R3ers and others in the R3 ecosystem talking about how they got here. How they got into emerging tech, what piqued their interest about blockchain, what their story is. Hope you enjoy!


    Listen to the latest episode of R3's podcast, Life in the Fast Chain.


    US President's working group report on stablecoins
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    Guest:
    Todd McDonald



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    Host:
    Catherine Rutter



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    • 42 min
    Season 2 Episode 13: CBDC exploration with R3's Head of Digital Currencies, Ricardo Correia

    Season 2 Episode 13: CBDC exploration with R3's Head of Digital Currencies, Ricardo Correia

    On this episode, R3's Head of Digital Currencies Ricardo Correia comes on to discuss what R3 is doing with Central Bank Digital Currencies. He talks about the CBDC Working Group and how the CBDC Sandbox was born. He also touches on how stablecoins are different and how he naturally fell into this position after quite a few roles at R3.


    Links:
    Learn more about the R3 Sandbox for Digital Currencies and request a demo here.
    Blog - Facilitating Cross Netowrk CBDC Interoperability
    Blog - The Role of Policy in the Successful Development of CBDC
    Blog - CBDC and Interoperability: Your Questions Answered
    Webinar Replay - Connecting CBDCs: Enabling cross-border and cross-network transactions


    Guest:
    Ricardo Correia



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    Host:
    Catherine Rutter



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    • 28 min
    Season 2 Episode 12: What's going on in SF and HAS blockchain failed to deliver in banking?!

    Season 2 Episode 12: What's going on in SF and HAS blockchain failed to deliver in banking?!

    Check out the latest episode of our podcast with R3's Cloud Alliances Lead, Amy Fisher. Amy talks about what's going on in the R3 San Francisco office, cloud and blockchain, + our recent webinar with AWS. Listen on your favorite podcast app!


    Truth or Myth: Has Blockchain Failed To Deliver in Banking - Webinar


    Guest:
    Amy Fisher



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    Host:
    Catherine Rutter



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    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

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Great Balance Between Entertaining and Informative

LITFC does a fantastic job at making a difficult topic easier to follow by inviting elite guests to explain and promote the industry. Miss Rutter is incredible at keeping the podcast/topic light and entertaining while also steering the interviews in an informative direction. Keep it up

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Awesome

Love hearing experts talking Corda and blockchain

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Great pod

R3 is a great startup with some of the smartest minds in the space. I am so happy they are finally using their resources with this podcast, I can’t wait to see what guests they have on in future episodes!

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