90: Chainlink Labs, Niki Ariyasinghe

By Dexter Cousins on 12/08/2021

In episode 90 of Fintech Chatter Dexter Cousins is joined by Niki Ariyasinghe,  Head of Business Development, Asia-Pacific at Chainlink Labs.

It's been almost 18 months since Niki was last on the show for our Blockchain Special

Chainlink is the industry standard oracle network for powering hybrid smart contracts. 

Managed by a global, decentralized community, Chainlink Labs currently secures billions of dollars in value for smart contracts across decentralized finance (DeFi), insurance, gaming, and other major sectors.

Niki shares his thoughts on Defi and how the technology is poised to bring a revolutionary change to banking and insurance.

There's a discussion on the actual application of the technology such as parametric insurance and their partnership with Marsh, the world's biggest insurance brokerage.

And Niki also shares Chainlink Labs 'remote first' policy on hiring and how it opens up a global talent pool.

For more info or to check out https://chainlinklabs.com/

Or reach out to Niki on LinkedIn

Article written by Dexter Cousins
Founder of Tier One People and host of the Fintech Chatter Podcast.

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