Illia Polosukhin , Money Reimagined

NEAR Foundation's Founder and New CEO Illia Polosukhin Explores Multi-Chain Interoperability and Open Web Vision in Blockchain Governance

15 Nov 2023 • 28 min • EN
28 min
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From NEARCON 2023 a conversation with emphasis on scalable infrastructure, user-friendly experience, and ethical AI integration. This episode is sponsored by CME Group and PayPal. In today's episode of "Money Reimagined," host Michael Casey while in Lisbon, Portugal at NEARCON 2023, engages in a thought-provoking conversation on the intersection of blockchain innovation and governance, NEAR Foundation's newly appointed CEO, Illia Polosukhin. He sheds light on the organization's visionary approach, emphasizing the pivotal role of multi-chain interoperability, scalable infrastructure, and user-friendly experiences in shaping the future of the open web. Shifting focus, Casey drives the conversation into the profound impact of AI on society, underscoring the importance of ethical considerations and decentralized models to mitigate potential risks. Simultaneously Illia highlights the promising synergy between AI and blockchain for transformative applications and governance solutions. Links |  Illia Polosukhin: Building Near's Blockchain, Embedding AI  Near Foundation Joins Celestia in Race to Provide 'Data Availability' for Ethereum Rollups  Near Foundation and Polygon Labs Collaborate to Build ZK Solution NEAR Foundation  NEARCON 2023 From our sponsors: CME Group Cryptocurrency futures and options provide market-leading liquidity for bitcoin and ether trading. Participate in The Crypto Classic: Cryptocurrency Futures and Options Trading Challenge from Dec. 10-15 for the chance to win cash prizes. Compete against your peers while test-driving strategies for Bitcoin and Ether futures and options trading in a risk-free simulated environment.  Visit to find out more. Disclaimer: This communication is not directed to investors located in any particular jurisdiction and is not intended to be accessed by recipients based in jurisdictions in which distribution is not permitted. The information herein should not be considered investment advice or the results of actual market experience. Past results are not necessarily indicative of future performance. Trading derivatives products involves the risk of loss. Please consider carefully whether futures or options are appropriate to your financial situation. - PYUSD, a stablecoin made for Payments. 1USD = 1PYUSD. Introducing PayPal’s new digital currency, PayPal USD (PYUSD), a stablecoin backed by U.S. dollar deposits, U.S Treasuries, and similar cash equivalents. Buy, sell, hold, and transfer it in our app or site and explore Web3 with a payments brand that has been trusted for over 20 years. Get Started now at - Money Reimagined has been produced and edited by senior producer Michele Musso and our executive producer is Jared Schwartz. Our theme song is “The News Tonight ” by Shimmer. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

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