Todd McDonald is Co-Founder and Head of Ecosystem Development for R3. Todd co-founded R3 in 2013 and was one of the first to uncover the promise of distributed ledger technology for financial services. In his current role, Todd focuses on building the partner application ecosystem for R3’s Corda platform. Prior to R3, Todd spent fourteen years at Standard Chartered Bank as a Managing Director in their Financial Markets group where he held positions such as Global Head of Electronic FX Trading and Head of FX for the Americas. Todd holds a BA in Economics and Political Science from Colgate University.
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
February 20th, 2019 | 46 mins 56 secs
blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain
Todd McDonald and Dave Hudson are on the podcast! Todd discusses stablecoins, Corda settler and the news about JPM Coin. Dave Hudson then joins to talk about why enterprise blockchains are important, why the open source community is important, what it means to shrink nodes (and why thats valuable), business network tools, Corda trials, why choose Corda over other platforms, scalability, privacy, and much more. Listen on your favorite podcast app!
December 7th, 2018 | 19 mins 50 secs
blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda settler, david nicol, dlt, r3, roger willis, todd mcdonald, xrp
Todd McDonald, Roger Willis, and David Nicol join for a casual conversation about our recently released Corda Settler.
October 30th, 2018 | 53 mins 20 secs
blockchain, blockchain for business, blockchain research network, blog, business, catherine rutter, code, coding, consortium, corda, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, enterprise, fintech, gendal, interoperability, kevin rutter, partner, recent news, research, rgb, tech, technews, technology, todd mcdonald, tokens
Episode 8: How the music industry can benefit from this tech. Benji Rogers talks blockchain... and NSYNC and Britney
June 7th, 2018 | 45 mins 30 secs
benji rogers, block, blockchain, catherine rutter, chain, consortium, corda, distributed ledger, dlt, dotbc, dotblockchain media, interoperability, ledger, music, musicindistry, news, r3, smart contract, todd mcdonald
Check out this episode of Life in the Fast Chain where Todd McDonald and Catherine talk recent blockchain news (stay in the know!) and Benji Rogers from dotBlockchain Media comes on to discuss how blockchain can have an incredible influence on the music industry.
May 10th, 2018 | 47 mins 13 secs
block, blockchain, catherine rutter, chain, chris sunderman, consortium, corda, dave sutter, distributed ledger, dlt, ing, interoperability, jan vromans, ledger, news, r3, r3 corda, research, smart contract, sophie holm, todd mcdonald, trade finance, tradeix, update
April 25th, 2018 | 44 mins 52 secs
block, blockchain, catherine rutter, chain, consortium, corda, distributed ledger, dlt, jp koning, ledger, r3, r3 corda, todd mcdonald
Special guest JP Koning comes on and talks Fedcoin, CBDCs, Stablecoin, e-krona and more. Get your notepads out because JP drops a ton of knowledge. Oh, and Todd joins again.
April 12th, 2018 | 47 mins 13 secs
block, blockchain, blockchain for business, blog, business, catherine rutter, chain, clifford chance, code, coding, consortium, corda, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, enterprise, gendal, ico, initial coin offering, initial coin offerings, interoperability, law, lawyer, litfc, network, partner, recent news, rgb, smart contract, tech, technews, technology, todd mcdonald
This episode of LitFC, covers recent news with Todd McDonald (we tricked him into coming back!), Richard Gendal Brown's recent blog post on universal interoperability between enterprise blockchain apps, and a guest appearance by Peter Chapman, Senior Associate at Clifford Chance. Pictured: Catherine Rutter and Peter Chapman. Music: bensound.com and Catherine's beautiful voice (0:37).
March 29th, 2018 | 27 mins 8 secs
block, blockchain, chain, consortium, corda, distributed ledger, dlt, ledger, r3, r3 corda
On this episode, you’ll hear a news update by Todd McDonald and Catherine Rutter, a new blockchain byte for the week and an interview with Seth Kammerman and Sebastian Douieb, co-founders of CommodDT.
March 1st, 2018 | 23 mins 56 secs
blockchain, chain, consortium, corda, distributed ledger, dlt, ledger, r3
Colin Platt, one of the hosts of the podcast Blockchain Insider by 11:FS joins the podcast today!