Steve and Yuri talk in advance of the Globalcoin from Facebook. Are they aiming to become the next Wechat – with their stablecoin? They already have a huge use base. But as Steve remembers – WhatsApp was going to tiral cryptocurrency in India – last year- but of course last month India banned cryptocurrency.
Author Jillian Godsil
Blockchain Advocate, Founder, Conference Chair, Keynote Speaker, Crypto Journalist, Broadcaster, CEO, Writer Jillian has held senior positions with global PR companies in Sydney, Singapore, London and Dublin. She was PRO of Iona Technologies (Ireland’s first company to float on NASDAQ). She changed the law in Ireland in 2014 and is a former European Parliamentary candidate (as an independent). She is a co founder and journalist in the Blockleaders.io. She freelances for Irish Tech News, Irish Central, The Irish Independent and The Irish Times. She has her own radio shows on DublinCityFM and EastCoastFM. Her first job after graduating from Trinity College was as a systems analyst with JP Morgan. She is advisor to a number of ICOs, has been named a Crypto Queen by In Zero Conferences as well as listed in the 50 most influential women in the global blockchain rollcall. She is a board member of the US Blockchain Association and of EOS Dublin. She is CEO of Blocknubie. She keynotes and chairs blockchain events around the world – including Kiev, Austin, Muscat, Columbo. Dublin and London. She is a writer and is currently updating her erotica trilogy - Confessions of a Cryptomanic - where sex meets divrorce, repossession, bankruptcy and can bitcoin save the day!
Paul Scott of DisPRuptive PR hails from a career in traditional finance which he found increasing frustrating. He enjoys finance but not the way it is currently managed. When he discovered cryptocurrency and blockchain he became very excited knowing he could merge his two passions – finance and helping companies grow. It is a win win for him – and for his clients.
Jeff Kirdeikis, founder of Uptrennd writes that cryptocurrencies are here to stay and cites not one but 14 reasons. Do you agree? Would you add any more reasons? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and let me know. Jillian
Named for Dr Zhivago, Yuri was destined to be in the Arts – if only he knew it, but someone forgot to send him a memo and instead he entered into a Mechanical Engineering Degree in Purdue University in his native Indiana. However, once he discovered that engineering was more about maths than industrial design, which had been his initial interest, he transferred instead to Indiana University Bloomington to study theatrical design and never looked back.
Women in Blockchain’ will be presented by our co-host Jess Houlgrave featuring the brightest women in blockchain on the show each and every week!
Richard talks unbanked in South Africa – 1 million people plus earn less than 2cents a day just south of Jo’burg and Electroneum is making a difference. Coming soon to a retail outlet in Europe soon….
Mick O’Sullivan is the founder of the Blockchain V-Heel site where he has analysed data from more than 10,000 ICOs globally. His background is traditional finance and now he looks to cryptocurrency to save us from our plunging boom and busy cycles.
What happens when machines become smarter than humans? This is not a what if but a when. Jillian speaks with Anish Mohammed and learns many things including how rare it is to have an obese genius. Who would have known? Zero Sum Games, Zero-Knowledge Proofs and Elliptic Curves are all mentioned.
Malo Girod de l’Ain came to art in a roundabout way. A Parisian through and through, his aunt, Hélène Girod de l’Ain, was a famous artist and his parents’ home still hosts a number of delightful paintings. He enjoyed art as a hobby but loved innovation and technology. As a result he attended a science college studying engineering. Science courses were not focused but rather covered all fields. This gifted Malo with the ability to learn on the fly.
This week’s interview is with Blockleader.io co founder Jillian Godsil on life, the universe and everything blockchain.