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The Encrypted Economy

The Encrypted Economy podcast explores the business, laws, regulation, and security relating to our most valuable digital data…whether financial assets, proprietary data or personal information. Join us each week as we delve into what makes up the new encrypted economy as well as the developments that are shaping our economies and world.

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Latest Episodes

What Proof of Human Existence Can Do – Victor Paradigm, Founder of Humanode – E50

This week on The Encrypted Economy, my guest is Victor, Founder of Humanode.  At a high level Humanode can prove the identity of users through a novel authentication schemes...

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How Are Crypto Funds Regulated In The U.S.? Greg Xethalis, General Counsel for Multicoin Capital – E49

This week on The Encrypted Economy, my guest is Greg Xethalis, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Multicoin Capital. Being involved with the legal side of the cryptosphere...

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Estonia: The Birth of a Digital Country. Dan Bogdanov, Head of R&D at Cybernetica – E48

This week on The Encrypted Economy, my guest is Dan Bogdanov, Director of the Information Security Institute at Cybernetica and the Co-Inventor of Sharemind. With a Ph.D. in Informatics...

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Can Hyperledger Make the World a Better Place? Nancy Min, Chair of Hyperledger’s Social Impact Group and Founder of Ecolong, LLC – E47

This week on The Encrypted Economy, my guest is Nancy Min, Chair of Hyperledger’s Social Impact Group and Founder of Ecolong, LLC. With extensive experience in the technology space,...

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When Does Code Defer to Law? Andrew Hinkes, Partner at K&L Gates – E46

This week on The Encrypted Economy, my guest is Drew Hinkes, Partner at K&L Gates and Adjunct Professor at NYU Stern and NYU School of Law. With extensive legal...

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How Congress Got Tax Reporting Laws Wrong. Abraham Sutherland, Founder of Saker Group – E45

This week on The Encrypted Economy, my guest is Abraham Sutherland, Founder of Saker Group and Adjunct Professor at the University of Virginia School of Law.  With expertise in...

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The Encrypted Economy podcast explores the business, laws, regulation, and security relating to our most valuable digital data, whether that’s a financial asset itself, proprietary data or personally identifiable information. To recognize value from this data, we have to encrypt it and thus, encryption is an enabling technology that permits efficiencies and business models to be built around it. Encryption is the underpinning to why we are able to transfer and process sensitive data, personal information and digital assets.

I’ve been writing blogs for almost a decade, initially relating to financial regulation and risk management, then shifting more to cyber security after founding Helical.
The Encrypted Economy allows me to engage firsthand with the people who are the doers or who have a unique expertise or perspective. I want to learn from them and to help my audience learn from them. There is something very exciting about engaging with the subject matter experts to talk firsthand about the topics that I would otherwise be writing a blog about. My mission is to peel back the layers of the encrypted economy and focus on its component parts, as well as how all these parts are influencing one another.

Mostly discussions with really interesting people who bring insight and perspective to the show’s focus. I will be switching it up occasionally by either doing a show either by myself or with a co-host. When that happens, I might be doing a deeper dive on a current development or a topic from an earlier show. With all that said, I am doing it for the audience, so PLEASE give me feedback. If you want to hear more on a particular area or want to shape what we are discussing, then let me know. Go for it!

The Encrypted Economy will be a weekly podcast. It is going to be available on any podcast streaming app and YouTube.