Tech Intersect™ with Prof Tonya M. Evans

Tech Intersect #170: Frederik Gregaard on Sustainable Uses for Third-Generation Blockchains

August 14, 2023 Tonya M. Evans Episode 170
Tech Intersect™ with Prof Tonya M. Evans
Tech Intersect #170: Frederik Gregaard on Sustainable Uses for Third-Generation Blockchains
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While most of the discussion and focus around blockchain is in regard to digital assets and cryptocurrency, blockchain technology has the potential to revolutionize many industries. The Cardano Foundation is one organization pioneering the way by advancing a public digital infrastructure and working to anchor it as a utility for financial and social systems, thus empowering the digital architects of the future. Cardano’s CEO, Frederik Gregaard is here today to talk about their mission and more. This week, episode 170 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about sustainable uses for third-generation blockchains! 



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Frederik Gregaard is CEO of the Cardano Foundation, an independent, Swiss-based not-for-profit organization tasked with advancing the public digital infrastructure Cardano, while also contributing to the positive advancement of blockchain as a world-changing technology. A leader in fintech and blockchain, Gregaard has a background in banking, wealth management, and asset management. He previously served as Director and Head of Digital in PwC's Financial Services Advisory practice, working to build their worldwide Blockchain Practice including support to governments, banks, and industrial companies. 

Some of the talking points Fredand I go over in this episode include:

  • Cardano’s work utilizing blockchain technology to improve Georgia’s wine industry.
  • How third-generation blockchain can revolutionize the supply chain.
  • How NFTs can be used in a sustainable and responsible manner.
  • The role that blockchain will play in the intersection of technology and even more diverse sectors in the next five years.

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Frederik Gregaard on Sustainable Uses for Third-Generation Blockchains
Introduction to Cardano.
How the Cardano Foundation is leveraging the technology blockchain specifically to revolutionize traditional sectors, specifically wine and art.
Merging the digital and physical together.
The supply chain is important and can benefit from blockchain.
How can we use NFTs in a sustainable way?
How to stay on the leading edge of any opportunity.
The mission of a decentralized blockchain.
Technology that can enable us to do things better.
Where to learn more about Cardano?