Paul Brody

Paul Brody

Paul Brody is Global Blockchain Leader for EY (Ernst & Young). Under his leadership, EY is established a global presence in the blockchain space with a particular focus on public blockchains, assurance, and business application development in the Ethereum ecosystem.

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The Internet of Things Is Still Broken (But DePIN Can Fix it)
Manufacturers have struggled to make services for smart devices profitable, leading to problems for consumers. But these machines could be corralled to create blockchain-linke...
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The Dollar Won, but Might the U.S. Lose Control of the Dollar?
We have a world currency already: it's the dollar. Do we want to keep it that way?
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Crypto’s Transition: Bringing Capital Onshore
Today, offshore firms dominate the list of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges. Expect the center of gravity to come onshore going forward, says Paul Brody, head of blockchai...
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There Can (Probably) Be Only One Bitcoin
But the market for cryptocurrencies and blockchains that deliver consumer and business benefits is likely to be bigger than the one for “digital gold,” says Paul Brody, head o...
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Blockchains Will Upend Economies of Scale
The tokenization of industrial processes will produce a revolution in competition between companies of different sizes, says Paul Brody, head of blockchain at EY.
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Why Blockchain Payments Are Misunderstood
Transaction costs are more than just moving money. Here’s where blockchain technology stands a chance of competing with existing payment systems.
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In 2024, Crypto Summer Is Coming, and This One Will Be Different
Expect greater stability on Ethereum, the convergence of CBDCs and stablecoins, and progress on industrial applications of blockchain tech, says EY’s Paul Brody.
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Under the Hood, 2023 Was a Highly Constructive Year for Crypto
From bringing bad actors to book to scaling Ethereum, this year prepared the ground for bigger things to come, says E&Y’s Paul Brody.
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Ethereum Has Layer 0 Power. But It Could Still Blow It
Before it becomes foundational infrastructure for the next stage of the internet, there are three risks that the blockchain needs to avoid, says Paul Brody, head of blockchain...
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Regulatory Clarity Won’t Bring an End to Crypto Risk
Even comprehensive crypto legislation won’t stop people from making bad investment decisions, says EY's blockchain leader.
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