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Season 4 | Episode 3

Cutting the Jargon and Making Crypto Accessible to the Masses

Chris Ghent, Global Head of Brand Strategy & Partnerships at the NEAR Foundation, shares how he and his team are taking a unique approach to making crypto more tangible to new users, along with how Layer 1 protocols such as NEAR can really bring in the masses and remove friction through branding.

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Show Notes

In this episode of The Brave Technologist Podcast, we discuss:

  • Broader applications of NFTs outside of just art and collectibles
  • Opportunities for the creator economy with DAOs
  • Using innovation and marketing channels for a Web3 world
  • Creative NFT collaborations with musicians like deadmau5

Guest List

The amazing cast and crew:

  • Chris Ghent - Global Head of Brand Strategy & Partnerships at the NEAR Foundation

    Chris Ghent is an award-winning marketer and entrepreneur and currently the Global Head of Brand Strategy & Partnerships at the NEAR Foundation.

    Chris has worked with leading traditional and blockchain brands including Breaker (formerly SingularDTV), First Republic Bank, Harman International Industries, Infiniti Motor Company Ltd, Johnson & Johnson, Keds, Nielsen, Novartis, Prestige Brands, Stanley Black & Decker, and Tezos.

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Shedding light on the opportunities and challenges of emerging tech. To make it digestible, less scary, and more approachable for all!
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