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E79: Unleashing the Full Potential of BItcoin DeFi - Chan Ahn Interview - CTO of ALEX
July 29, 2022
BitFi - The all encompassing name of DeFi that exists inside the Bitcoin ecosystem. The ALEX team is working to be the leaders in this new space of trust-less finance. Chan Ahn is the Chief Technology Officer of ALEXGO, which is building financial services on Bitcoin, the most decentralized and secure blockchain. Prior to joining ALEXGO, Chan spent 17 years in the finance industry, building financial derivatives with firms, including Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan and Credit Suisse, in Hong Kong, New York and London. Chan has PhD in Computational Finance and BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science both from Imperial College London. In this interview we discuss: -His background and making the switch -Why built on Stacks? -The importance of decentralized, trust-less money? -How to build a top-tier engineering team? and much more. Follow Chan on Twitter: @5eightandeight Learn more about ALEXGO: https://alexgo.io/ ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Big thank you to our sponsor, The Stacks Foundation. If you want to get started building on Stacks and push the mission forward of unlocking the full potential of Bitcoin. Learn Clarity: https://start.stacks.org/ Learn more about Stacks: https://stacks.co/ Apply for a grant: https://stacks.org/grants
BitFi - The all encompassing name of DeFi that exists inside the Bitcoin ecosystem. The ALEX team is working to be the leaders in this new space of trustless finance.

Chan Ahn is the Chief Technology Officer of ALEXGO, which is building financial services on Bitcoin, the most decentralized and secure blockchain. Prior to joining ALEXGO, Chan spent 17 years in the finance industry, building financial derivatives with firms, including Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan and Credit Suisse, in Hong Kong, New York and London. Chan has PhD in Computational Finance and BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science both from Imperial College London.

In this interview we discuss:
-His background and making the switch 
-Why built on Stacks?
-The importance of decentralized, trust-less money?
-How to build a top-tier engineering team?
and much more.

Follow Chan on Twitter:  @5eightandeight
Learn more about ALEXGO:
https://alexgo.io/

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Big thank you to our sponsor, The Stacks Foundation.
If you want to get started building on Stacks and push the mission forward of unlocking the full potential of Bitcoin. 

Learn Clarity:  https://start.stacks.org/
Learn more about Stacks: https://stacks.co/
Apply for a grant: https://stacks.org/grants

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