Life in the Fast Chain: A Blockchain Podcast from R3

If you want to learn all things blockchain, this is the podcast for you!

About the show

If you are interested in learning more about the blockchain industry and want to hear from some of the brightest thought leaders, tune into this bi-weekly podcast. R3’s Catherine Rutter hosts some of the biggest names in the blockchain world. Be sure to subscribe and rate the podcast!

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Episodes

  • Podcast and Chill: Minisode 3 with Dimos Raptis

    April 2nd, 2020  |  21 mins 59 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain

    Catherine and Dimos sit down (while quarantining!) to talk about staying sane while working from home as well as his new book he just published, "Distributed Systems for Practitioners." Make sure to purchase the book on the link below! Listen on your favorite podcast app or watch this episode online here - https://vimeo.com/403329966.

  • Podcast and Chill: Minisode 2 with Richard Gendal Brown

    March 28th, 2020  |  24 mins 54 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, cto, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain, richard gendal brown

    On this minisode, Catherine sits down with R3's CTO Richard Gendal Brown to discuss COVID-19, how he is handling working from home, his latest post on Forbes '“Dear Computer”: A World Where Computers Email Each Other So You Don’t Need To,' and more! Watch online here - https://vimeo.com/401664722 or listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Podcast and Chill: Minisode 1 with Todd McDonald

    March 26th, 2020  |  24 mins 40 secs
    blockchain, catch up, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, coronavirus, covid-19, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain, minisode, podcast, still podcasting, todd mcdonald

    During quarantine for COVID-19, things can get a little lonely. So, we will be releasing mini-episodes to catch up and make your day a little less lonely. Keep an eye out for these more frequent "minisodes" during these crazy times. First up... R3 Chief Product Officer, Todd McDonald. Listen on your favorite podcast app or watch online here - https://vimeo.com/400985301. Excuse the technical difficulty.

  • Episode 49: Vibes in the Bay Area with R3's Amy Fisher #realcoffee

    March 19th, 2020  |  28 mins 50 secs
    amy fisher, blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain, san francisco

    Interested in what the blockchain vibes are in the Bay Area? R3's Business Development Lead in San Francisco, Amy Fisher comes on to talk about enterprise blockchain on the west coast. #techvibes. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 48: Carl Wegner, CEO of Contour on Trade Finance (Alternative title: The Dominos Pizza Tracker)

    March 5th, 2020  |  38 mins 39 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain

    Interested in learning more about how blockchain can help with all the inefficiencies of trade finance? You are listening to the right episode! Carl Wegner, CEO of Contour comes on the podcast to discuss all things global trade and why he believes this tech is going to change the game. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 47: HOT TOPIC ALERT! CBDCs with the European Central Bank

    February 20th, 2020  |  48 mins 5 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain

    Dirk Bullmann and Cédric Humbert join the podcast to discuss central bank digital currencies and what central banks are doing in the blockchain space with Catherine and R3's head of government relations, Isabelle Corbett. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 46: Hoppy times with Thomas Bohner from IntellectEU

    February 6th, 2020  |  32 mins 21 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, intellect, intellecteu, life in the fast chain, onboarding, thomas bohner

    Thomas Bohner, blockchain lead from IntellectEU joins the podcast to talk about how they got involved in the blockchain space, KYC, the idea behind their data sharing platform for onboarding, using the tech outside of financial institutions, and much more (over a beer, of course). Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 45: Ain't no laws when you're drinking White Claws, with Matt Rutter (no known relation to Catherine)

    January 23rd, 2020  |  37 mins 4 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain

    Catherine and Matt sit down to talk about the recent internal Sales Kick Off conference, how he pitches blockchain technology to new clients, the challenges he faces selling this new tech, and why he believes in Corda. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 44: John Reynolds CEO of Coadjute talks building and buying property over biscuits... jk he forgot them.

    January 9th, 2020  |  32 mins 14 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain

    John Reynolds comes on to talk about real estate and how Coadjute is using the Corda platform to streamline the entire moving process. There are lots of good things coming up for them in the next few months. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 43: Ivno Co-Founders join the pod & Catherine makes Joel Dudley say Cockroach ~10x. You're welcome.

    December 19th, 2019  |  36 mins 45 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, chris rayner-cook, corda, corda enterprise, daniel halstead, distributed ledger, dlt, emerging technology, instant settlement distributed ledger technology, ivno, life in the fast chain

    Catherine jumps on a quick call with R3 Product Manager, Joel Dudley to talk about new features of Corda Enterprise 4.3. Then, back in the London studio, post CordaCon, Catherine sits down with Ivno co-founders Daniel Halstead and Chris Rayner-Cook to talk about how they are looking to revolutionize settlement, payment, and collateral mobility using blockchain. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 42: The Marco Polo Network and trade finance talk with Dave Sutter and Tobias Nafe

    December 6th, 2019  |  41 mins 26 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain

    Catherine sits down with Dave Sutter (TradeIX) and Tobias Nafe (Landesbank Baden- Württemberg) to chat with a beer to discuss the Marco Polo network and how the trade finance industry is evolving! Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 41: Kumbaya! David E. Rutter is on (40 episodes late, in his opinion!) to talk to Catherine and Todd about the growth of R3 and our humble beginnings at #CordaCon2019

    November 14th, 2019  |  36 mins 20 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, ceo, co-founder, corda, corda enterprise, david e rutter, david rutter, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, founder, life in the fast chain, startup

    R3 Founder and CEO David E. Rutter alongside Co-founder and CPO Todd McDonald sit down with Catherine at CordaCon2019 for a fun conversation about the company's humble beginnings. They chat about the first few months of the company from the perspectives of the intern and the founders! This hilarious episode may have gotten David a ticket to join the podcast again. Listen on your favorite podcast app, or, watch it online on vimeo here - https://vimeo.com/373266195

  • Episode 40: Ken Marke and Ronnie Kher join the podcast to talk InsurTech (spoooooky!)

    October 31st, 2019  |  35 mins 28 secs
    b3i, blockchain, blockchain insurance, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, insurance, insurance and blockchain, insurtech, life in the fast chain

    Ken Marke (B3i) and Ronnie Kher (R3) join the podcast to discuss InsurTech and what B3i is doing in the blockchain space. (This episode was released on Halloween hence the spoooooky). Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 39: Richard Crook joins Life in the Fast Chain to talk all about Digital Assets

    October 18th, 2019  |  34 mins 46 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, dasl, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, lab577, life in the fast chain, richard crook

    Catherine and Richard Crook from Lab577 sit down in London to talk about CordaCon next week, what they are doing in the digital asset space, why they keep coming back to Corda, and much more. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 38: "This one is for the nerds" with Simon Taylor co-founder of 11:FS!

    September 26th, 2019  |  30 mins 50 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain

    Catherine and Simon sit down at Sibos in London to chat about the conference, 11:FS, how he got into blockchain, Libra, and much much more! Listen on your favorite podcast app or watch online here - https://www.r3.com/videos/simon-taylor-from-11fs-joins-r3s-podcast-life-in-the-fast-chain/.

  • Episode 37: Try and keep it real with Richard Johnson from Greenwich Associates

    September 13th, 2019  |  36 mins 59 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, digital assets, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, greenwich associates, life in the fast chain, richard johnson, securities, securities tokens, tokens

    Alternative title... Catherine learns all about securities tokens~good vibes only~. Richard Johnson is on the podcast to drop some knowledge on his recent reports at Greenwich Associates. Listen on your favorite podcast app!