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

  • 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!

  • Episode 36: Work hard, be prepared, be kind with Aerotrax (alternative title: Big blockchain fan)

    August 30th, 2019  |  37 mins 23 secs
    aerotrax, blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain, villanova

    Catherine (and intern Kate!) are joined by Aerotrax co-founders David Bettenhausen and Phong Nguyen Dang to discuss how they leverage blockchain in the aviation industry. They are both hard-working students who are working on building up this company in their spare time. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 35: Satoshi plants a seed with BlockHash host Brandon Zemp!

    August 15th, 2019  |  47 mins 31 secs
    blockchain, brandon zemp, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain, satoshi sequence

    This week on Life in the Fast Chain, Catherine sits down with Brandon Zemp, author of The Satoshi Sequence and host of The BlockHash Podcast. Brandon fills us in on how he became interested in blockchain and what inspire him to write his book. In addition, we get his take on libra, cryptocurrencies, and what's next for blockchain. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 34: Mariana Gomez de la Villa joins the pod for health shots and block talks. See what we did there.

    August 1st, 2019  |  35 mins 22 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, ing, life in the fast chain, mariana gomez

    Mariana Gomez from ING joins the podcast to talk about what projects ING is doing in the blockchain space and how she "accidentally" got into it! Listen on your favorite podcast app.

  • Episode 33: Everybody loves a hairdryer with a sensor on it! 3D printing, cloud, logic apps, and more with Microsoft's Marc Mercuri

    July 18th, 2019  |  43 mins 47 secs
    blockchain, blockchain on cloud, catherine rutter, cloud, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain, logic apps, marc mercuri, microsoft, microsoft azure

    Marc Mercuri from Microsoft Azure comes on the podcast to talk to Catherine about a ton of topics. They cover blockchain implementation on the cloud, 3D printing, logic apps, Starbucks, supply chain, dating apps, Starbucks, farmers, apartments, and MORE. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 32: Libra, Blockchain, AI, Ripe.io, and IoT (Internet of Tomatoes, duh).

    July 8th, 2019  |  51 mins 1 sec
    alisa dicaprio, blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, food on blockchain, life in the fast chain, raja ramachandran, ripe, ripe.io, todd mcdonlad

    Todd McDonald is back on the podcast to give some background and thoughts on Facebooks recent announcement of Libra. Raja Ramachandran also joins us from Ripe to talk about what they are doing on blockchain, specifically Corda. We chat about IoT (internet of tomatoes) and AI working from farm to table and what they’ve done with Sweetgreen tomatoes and the Dairy Farmers of America. Alisa DiCaprio, Kate DeWinter, and Jackie Yang also sit in on the recordings. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 31: Clinical Trials - Life or Death study with HSBlox, Q² Solutions, Microsoft Azure. Oh... and a fun game on Corda!

    June 20th, 2019  |  32 mins 9 secs
    azure, blockchain, catan, catherine rutter, clinical trials, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, games on blockchain, hsblox, life in the fast chain, microsoft, q2 solutions, settlers of catan, webinar

    Catherine sits down with Lynn Carroll (HSBlox), Jian Wang (Q² Solutions), David Houlding (Microsoft Azure), and Stephanie Perez (R3) to discuss Clinical Trials and why blockchain tech is super important to their studies... as clinical trials really are life or death studies. She also chats with Nick Rogers, a Solutions Engineer at R3 who is porting the game Catan onto Corda! Listen on your favorite podcast app.

  • Episode 30: TRIGGERED with Jesse Chenard from Monetago

    June 7th, 2019  |  30 mins 41 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, jesse chenard, life in the fast chain, monetago

    Catherine sits down with Jesse Chenard, CEO of Monetago for this episode of Life in the Fast Chain! Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 29: Serendipity with Alex Medana, CEO and Co-Founder of FinFabrik

    May 17th, 2019  |  41 mins 38 secs
    alex medana, blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, finfabrik, life in the fast chain

    Catherine and Alex sit down to discuss how FinFabrik came to be, why he is interested in blockchain, how to get over jetlag, and more! Listen on your favorite podcast app and be prepared to hear lots of laughs.

  • Episode 28: Grow is the way to go with Crocodile Dundee...er, I mean Josh Wilson ;-)

    May 3rd, 2019  |  28 mins 18 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, grow super, josh wilson, life in the fast chain, superannuation, superannuation fund, tina

    Josh and Catherine hang out in the studio so Josh can explain to Catherine what a superannuation fund is, why blockchain is a good fit for Grow, and what their platform Tina is! Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 27: NO ES UN BLOCKCHANGE

    April 19th, 2019  |  48 mins 54 secs
    blockchain, carlos arena, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain, marco polo, mezcal, olympics, tradeix

    Catherine has Carlos Arena, head of Americas business development at R3. He talks about how Latin America is adopting blockchain, cryptos, AI & IoT, the Olympics, and why he likes to drink Mezcal. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 26: Cheers to blockchain and cheers to the future! Warm rum, support engineers, and stablecoins

    April 5th, 2019  |  46 mins 3 secs
    blockchain, booze and blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, developer, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, engineer, george calle, life in the fast chain, stablecoins

    Catherine has George Calle from R3's Market Intelligence team to discuss his recent paper "Will Businesses Ever Use Stablecoins" and Lamar Thomas a support engineer here at R3 joins for booze and blockchain to talk about what his role entails, Corda Enterprise, how he got into blockchain, and more. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 25: Leggo my Eggo, blockchain style with Jorge Lesmes

    March 22nd, 2019  |  38 mins 50 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, everis, life in the fast chain, ntt data

    Jorge and Catherine have a funny chat about how Everis and NTT Data are involved in the blockchain space, the value of open source & enterprise blockchains, 1337, why Catherine thinks she is psychic, Stampchain, why banks care about blockchain. This episode is filled with laughs! Listen on your favorite podcast app.