Will Decentralized Exchanges Replace Central Exchanges? (Panel)

Will Decentralized Exchanges Replace Central Exchanges? (Panel)

Industry Insights: Will Decentralized Exchanges Replace Central Exchanges? (Panel)

Decentralized Finance is concerned with the next big step of economic evolution in modern-day markets. Erasing the need for intermediary parties in monetary transactions dominates in front of an abundance of potential upsides. Could decentralized exchanges substitute common centralized exchanges and make them obsolete in financial markets? And what are the requirements for infrastructural change and development?

About the lecturers

Philipp Marcello Schulden is the COO and co-founder of Rudy Capital, a company with the goal to zero out digital asset market volatility and create new benchmarks in risk-adjusted returns. To achieve this, they develop stablecoin-based and market-neutral portfolios that generate steady positive returns – whether markets are rising, falling, or trending sideways. He also is the Co-author of the blockchain podcast ‘Block52’ and has been working in the Frankfurt School Blockchain center for several years.

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Harald Patt is CEO of Börse Stuttgart Digital Exchange (BSDEX) GmbH. Before that, he worked in several companies in the financial service sector, such as NAGA Group and Scope Group. He also founded Panthera Capital AG and CeFDex AG – Wertpapierhandelsbank in 2007.

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Néstor Palao is the Head of DLT & Corporate Clients of Sygnum Bank, the world’s first digital asset bank. Sygnum is a digital asset technology group with a Swiss banking license (issued by FINMA), offering a crypto-native banking solution that leading companies and entrepreneurs in the digital assets space leverage as a regulated and convenient gateway between fiat and digital assets.

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Dr. Matthias Hirtschulz is a theoretical physicist by education and partner at d-fine. He leads d-fine's blockchain and digital asset activities and in this role supports blockchain-related projects in various industries. Examples are the implementation of a Dept Capital Markets platform, the secure custody of digital assets, or the tokenization of real estate.

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Jan Kühne is the Institutional Sales Manager at Coinbase and leads the efforts for the Institutional Market in the German market. Before joining Coinbase, he was Head of Institutional Sales at BSDEX Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange. With over 18 years of experience in various roles at M.M.Warburg & CO, he has a wealth of experience in TradFi. He holds an MBA from Helmut-Schmidt-Universität/University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg.

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