Phil leads SDF’s efforts in driving liquidity strategy across the Stellar ecosystem. His background includes over 15 years in traditional markets developing trading strategies, making markets, and managing portfolios. At SDF, he focuses on ensuring sufficient liquidity, in both the short- and long-term, for cross-border payment flows via the Stellar DEX; and supports treasury optimization strategy.
Stellar is one of the earliest layer 1 blockchain to incorporate AMM functionality at the protocol level, enabling developers to integrate and offer exciting user-facing services that let users create and deposit into liquidity pools on the network. This panel explored how AMMs on Stellar enable cheaper, faster, and highly usable cross-asset payments, and democratize and open up access to liquidity provision.