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John Wu

John Wu is President of Ava Labs, an Andresseen Horowitz backed technology company building the next-generation blockchain platform: Avalanche. John’s objective is to open up financial services and products to all. In this role, he leverages his expertise from over 20 years as a fintech executive and technology investor to create a blockchain-enabled solution for originating, issuing, and trading financial assets.

John was previously CEO of the SharesPost Digital Assets Group, enabling compliant token trading of private shares and funds. Prior to that, he was a technology investor and the founder of Sureview Capital, a global hedge fund backed by the Blackstone Group.

John began his investment career at Tiger Management, before managing a global technology portfolio at Kingdon Capital.

Education:

John received his MBA from Harvard University and holds a BS in Economics from Cornell University.

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Deciphering DeFi: Where Blockchain Meets Wall Street

Delve into the response of traditional centralized finance (CeFi) institutions, hear objective and diverse perspectives on the current state of DeFi innovation, and explore potential game changers that could impact DeFi’s scalability and adoption potential when you attend this discussion.

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