The Bitcoin “Model T”

The Bitcoin “Model T” - State of Identity

Ripple Director of Regulatory Relations Ryan Zagone and FinTech executive and advisor Juan Llanos discuss: blockchain fundamentals (2:30), the Bitcoin “Model T” (5:05), keys to identity on the blockchain (6:32), distributed ledgers (9:00), government vs. private sector identity innovation (12:27), sovereign identity (14:00), open vs. permissioned blockchains (17:00), lessons learned from the payments space (20:30) and tips for identity startups (23:30).

Cameron D’ambrosi @dambrosi

Ryan Zagone – Director of Regulatory Relations, Ripple @ryanzagone
Juan Llanos – Fintech executive and advisor, @juanllanos

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Cameron D’Ambrosi is One World Identity’s Director of News and Media, and host of the State of Identity podcast. Previously a Manager with Deloitte, Cameron has over 9 years of combined regulatory, consulting, and AML experience. An avid technologist and gourmand, Cameron lives in New York City with his girlfriend Lizzy.
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