Jason Chlipala is the COO of the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF), a non-profit organization that supports the development and growth of Stellar, an open-source network that connects the world’s financial infrastructure. At SDF, he manages operations, finances, and business strategy. Prior to joining SDF, Jason was the COO of Interstellar, where he worked on all areas of business operations. Jason also previously led teams of engineers, data scientists, and designers in building custom solutions to data problems in his business development role at Palantir Technologies. Before moving to the technology space, Jason began his professional career as a tax and corporate attorney in New York. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Cornell and a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School.
CBDCs and stablecoins—and the tension between them—have come into the mainstream conversation in full force this past year. What is the future of digital currency? This debate will touch on what makes a trusted global currency, stablecoins’ and CBDCs’ roles in the evolution of money, the best ways to drive public-private partnerships, and more.