Bully sits down with Lex Sokolin (@LexSokolin), Chief Marketing Officer of ConsenSys and a joint JD/MBA, to discuss decentralized finance--or "DeFi"--that has swept the crypto markets. Lex discusses his time at a large bank during the financial crisis of 2008 and how he has brought his unique perspective to ConsenSys. They talk about Metamask and how it is allowing users to retake control of their data and finances. ––– RADIX Radix (www.radixdlt.com) is the first layer-one protocol specifically built to serve DeFi. Decentralized finance applications are currently built on protocols that are not fit for purpose, leading to congestion, hacks and developer frustration. Radix changes this by introducing a scalable, secure-by-design, composable platform with a DeFi specific build environment to make it easy to build and launch scalable DeFi. Find out more at www.radixdlt.com ––– RSK Bitcoin just got smarter. This episode is brought to you by RSK, the bitcoin-based smart contract platform leading the DeFi for Bitcoin revolution. Be part of the future while building your personal wealth with the Bitcoin you already have. Visit rsk.co/openfinance to find out how you can put your Bitcoin to work. ––– PHEMEX Phemex is a derivatives and spot cryptocurrency exchange led by a team of former Morgan Stanley Executives. It offers all major cryptocurrencies (BTC, ETH, XRP), highly volatile altcoins (LINK, DOT, UNI, YIFI, etc), and GOLD. Come trade with unmatched speed and efficiency: click the link below for an exclusive 10% trading fee discount and a $100 trading bonus. Visit https://phemex.com/a/Bully for more info! ––– Listen on Apple. Listen on Spotify. This podcast is presented by Blockworks. For exclusive content and events that provide insights into the crypto and blockchain space, visit them at: http://blockworks.co.