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Season 8 | Episode 24

Secure DeFi Investments and The Future of Finance

Greg Jizmagian, CoFounder and CTO at Exponential, shares how trust is being rebuilt in the financial sector through blockchain technology, and ways users are regaining financial autonomy. He also explains the intricacies of making complex DeFi platforms approachable, striking the balance between detail-rich data and a seamless user experience.

Show Notes

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

  • Why DeFi matters, how to use it safely, and why it’s poised to shake up the world of traditional banking
  • The importance of asset diversification, ways smart contracts can be leveraged in securing investments, and the challenges of transaction costs on the blockchain
  • How Exponential is leaning into public criticism, and understanding whose opinions they can change (and whose they can’t)

Guest List

The amazing cast and crew:

  • Greg Jizmagian - CoFounder and CTO at Exponential

    Greg Jizmagian is CoFounder and CTO at Exponential, an investment platform dedicated to unlocking financial freedom for all. Prior to Exponential, Greg led engineering at IFTTT, the leading connectivity platform powering the digital transformation of products into integrated services. Prior to IFTTT, Greg led Grocery for the Alexa Shopping team at Amazon, where he managed product, engineering, design, and UX. Greg joined Amazon after leading GoPago to an Amazon acquisition as Vice President of Engineering, Product, and Operations, managing (among other things) mobile and systems engineering, product management, and operations.

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