John Wolpert, Seeker of Awesomeness @ Consensys, The Pivot-Facebook Libra

On this week’s Silicon Valley Insider Keith’s special guest is John Wolpert, Senior Product Executive and “Seeker of Awesomeness” at Consensys. John discusses his career in technology from IBM, to Flywheel (and makes a comment how instead an app to hail Taxis they should have created the app to hail cars), to becoming a founding member back at IBM for the Hyperledger Fabric. Since then, John has been involved with the early days of Consensys and discusses at length what blockchains are and are not (here’s a hint, it definitely not only about cryptocurrency).

On the Pivot, Keith is joined by his executive producer Tess Phelan to answer her questions about Facebook’s announcement of Libra, cryptocurrency consortium that includes such partners as PayPal, ebay, Visa, Stripe and others. Find out more by tuning into the show!

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