Joseph Lubin: What’s Next for ConsenSys and Ethereum

https://epicenter.simplecast.com/episodes/ethcc-joe-lubin-5b6UXAtk

We caught up with Joseph Lubin, Founder of ConsenSys, at this year’s EthCC. It has been over a year since he last came on the show, and we wanted to get his take on what has been happening in the ecosystem since then. We talked about the ConsenSys reorganization, interoperability between public and permission blockchains and the opportunities there, government-backed stable coins and the possibilities of nation-states building their own, DeFi and the phenomenal growth in the ecosystem, his predictions for 2020, and thoughts on the challenges facing Eth2.0.

Topics covered in this episode:

  • A look back on the past year since we last had Joe on the show
  • The ongoing ConsenSys reorganistaion
  • Joe’s views on the recent Twitter discussion that “Ether is the ConsenSys token”
  • Interoperability between public and permission blockchains and the opportunities there
  • Government-backed stable coins and the possibilities of nation-states building their own
  • The evolving naratives around Ethereum
  • Joesph’s vision on how DeFi compliments the existing financial system
  • Joseph’s predictions for 2020
  • The challenges ahead for Eth 2.0

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This episode is hosted by Sebastien Couture & Friederike Ernst. Show notes and listening options: epicenter.tv/ethcc-joe-lubin