Crypto Clarified: Distributed Networks, Scalability and Solana

Benjamin Dean

July 11, 2023

Benjamin is a Director in the Digital Assets team for WisdomTree. He focuses on overall digital asset strategy, research and external relations. Prior to joining the company Ben was Cyber Catastrophe Lead at Hiscox Insurance Group. His prior work experience covered the opportunities and risks presented by emerging technologies for organisations including the OECD and the European Parliament. 
 Ben was a Fellow for Cybersecurity and received a Master of International Affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. He also graduated with honours from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Economic and Social Sciences.

Invest in the Truth by checking out this new episode of Crypto Clarified.

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In the fast-paced world of cryptocurrency, staying up-to-date with the latest advancements, obstacles, and groundbreaking solutions defining the future of this sector is vital. Crypto Clarified, hosted by Benjamin Dean from WisdomTree, is proud to feature special guest Lily Liu, co-founder of Anagram and President of the Solana Foundation.

About Lily

Born into a blue-collar, first-generation Chinese-American family, Lily Liu is no stranger to hard work and determination. From her earliest memories helping with her father’s business to starting an organization providing free tutoring services to inner-city students in Pittsburgh, Liu has consistently demonstrated an aptitude for creating solutions and driving impact.

Liu holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Policy and Management and a minor in Photography from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as a Master of Science in Public Policy and Management from the H. John Heinz III School at Carnegie Mellon University. Her impressive journey includes a key role as an analyst under Mayor Bloomberg’s Department of Education, helping manage the $20B budget and teacher union negotiation, and founding PublicStuff, one of the first civic tech startups focusing on civic engagement and service request automation. After numerous accolades and doubling in size, PublicStuff was acquired by Accela in 2015.

Liu’s most recent venture, Anagram, leverages the power of blockchain technology to improve the effectiveness of agencies and create new businesses. As President of the Solana Foundation, she plays a significant role in overseeing the development of Solana, a high-performance blockchain platform.

On This Episode of Crypto Clarified

In this episode, Benjamin Dean and Lily Liu explore distributed networks, scalability, and one of the most popular Layer 1 Blockchains, Solana. Liu provides unique insights into Anagram’s work to address these challenges and how they are pushing the boundaries in the crypto sphere.

This episode of Crypto Clarified serves as an invaluable resource for those interested in understanding the intersections of scalability, distributed networks, and the crypto world overall. Liu’s deep experience, coupled with Anagram’s innovative approach, provides a roadmap for the future of decentralized solutions.

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