Dr. Omri Ross Shares His Thoughts on the Future of Finance - Ep. 10

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In this episode, Bobby Ong, co-founder of CoinGecko is joined by Dr. Omri Ross, Chief Blockchain Scientist at eToro. Bobby interviewed Dr. Omri Ross on his story joining the eToro team, his thoughts on Ethereum, blockchain and the future of finance, Bancor whitepaper, as well as his works academically.

[00:00:02] Intro
[00:01:17] Dr. Omri Ross’ personal story
[00:04:25] How has things changed since Colored Coins days?
[00:07:56] Thoughts on how to improve Ethereum’s scalability
[00:11:35] Thoughts on how regulators regulate blockchain
[00:14:10] Thoughts on how blockchain would change the future of finance
[00:19:25] About Bancor whitepaper
[00:25:50] Dr. Omri Ross’ work with the Financial Transparency Group
[00:31:25] Dr. Omri Ross’ research at the university
[00:37:50] Where to follow Dr. Omri Ross

Quotes from the episode:

“I think Ethereum is a good start and it's an amazing platform, and I'm a huge fan. But I think we need to see a lot of scalability within this ecosystem to be able to really predict who will be the winner in the long term.” [00:07:25]

“In the end, regulations are supposed to really look at the interests of everyone and every actor in the society.” [00:12:45]

“What brought me real full time to blockchain is that understanding that, I totally believe that blockchain will become sort of the rails for financial services are going to build up.” [00:14:15]

Links
Financial Transparency Group - https://rossomri.github.io/Financial-Transparency-Group.github.io/
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/omriross
Twitter - https://twitter.com/omriuk

Research Papers:

https://www.ssrn.com/abstract=2897788
https://www.ssrn.com/abstract=3015219
https://www.ssrn.com/abstract=3488344
https://scholar.google.dk/citations?user=aevQE00AAAAJ&hl=en

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