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Elizabeth Mathew - Web3 Builder, Head of Growth at MetaMask Institutional, ConsenSys

December 16, 2022 Dinis Guarda Season 1
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Elizabeth Mathew - Web3 Builder, Head of Growth at MetaMask Institutional, ConsenSys
Show Notes

Today's guest is Elizabeth Mathew, an experienced Capital markets executive, Web3 builder, and an entrepreneur. She is the head of the Growth and Partnerships Division at MetaMask Institutional, building on business strategy for blockchain and Web 3.0.

Elizabeth Mathew Interview Questions

  1. Could you please start by telling us a little bit about your background? 
  2. Could you share with us about your earlier career path and your motivations or inspiration? 
  3. How did you start working for MMI? What is the most memorable moment you have had with MMI since the first day?
  4. What is MMI’s vision and mission?
  5. As the Head of Growth and Partnerships of MMI, what is your opinion around partnership/ collaboration with other top crypto players? Can you name some partners that MMI is working with at the moment?
  6. What do you think are the critical features for the sustainable development of MMI?
  7. What do you think about the importance of alternative custody solutions since many organizations are subject to rigorous requirements when participating in the DeFi ecosystem?
  8. We know that MMI has been partnering with Leading custodians like Bitgo and Cactus Custody since 2021, could you share more about this partnership?
  9. How do you see the future of digital transformation in the next 2-5 years? 
  10. As a women leader in Web3 and startup operator since 2013, do you have any advice for Startups and young people especially for strong ladies like you to step up and confidently pitch their ideas? 

Elizabeth Mathew Biography

Elizabeth Mathew holds a double Master of Business Administration: in Entrepreneurship from Columbia Business School, and in Finance, Economics, and General Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

With an international exposure of working with brands like Deutsche Bank, Lehman Brothers and JP Morgan, she is experienced in Financial strategies like Fixed Income Sales, Trading and Structuring.

Elizabeth established Vizzynow in March 2018, and also offered her consulting services for SmartVizX, an early stage VR/AR Solutions Provider for the GCC Region in the Architecture, Real Estate and Construction space, where she was responsible for Business Development and Market Research. She has also worked for Securitize and ConsenSys in executive positions.

A certified Blockchain architect from Blockchain Council, she has focussed her acumen towards Decentralised Finance (DeFi) and Web 3.0. She has contributed for various publications including ALTCOIN Magazine, TabbForum, and Journal of Securities Operations and Custody.

As an author, she was involved in creating “Tokenisation: Assembling the building blocks of an institutional digital assets marketplace” for the Journal of Securities Operations and Custody, where she shared her thoughts on the transformation in the way business-to-business (B2B) consensus is established in traditional capital markets, as well as to be a pivotal part of the buildout of the nascent decentralised capital markets infrastructure.

Elizabeth volunteers to mentor the young women in the United Arab Emirates under the ‘A Promise of a Generation (POAG)’ initiative by E7: Daughters of the Emirates, an organisation that creates a networking and development experience for young women in the UAE by focusing on Inspiration, Training, Connection and Commitment.

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