Updated: Nov 17
In the past, blockchain data company Chainalysis has been providing compliance and investigational services to governments, regulators, cryptocurrency businesses, and financial institutions to prevent money laundering. In more recent years, however, the company has evolved to provide more services, leveraging blockchain data to facilitate investments and evaluations. Today we are joined by Ulisse Dell’Orto, the MD of APAC for Chainalysis. Ulisse sheds more light on what the company does and how its services have evolved. Hear how Ulisse came to work for Chainalysis, why the blockchain space is such an exciting place to work and grow, and how Chainalysis attracts and maintains talent in light of its rapid growth. Ulisse explains how he made the Forbes 30 under 30 list, how he defines being a leader, and what challenges he faces as a leader in a hyper-growth company. To find out how Chainalysis is building more trust in blockchain, how many blockchain transactions are actually connected to illicit activity, and what Ulisse foresees for the future of crypto in APAC in light of its massive recent growth in the region, tune in today!
Key Points From This Episode:
An introduction to Chainalysis and what the company does.
How Chainalysis was founded to prevent money laundering and how its role has evolved.
How Ulisse Dell’Orto came to work for Chainalysis.
Why the blockchain space is a great place to work and grow.
The challenges faced by Chainalysis as a result of COVID and the benefits of being decentralized.
Some of the incentives and benefits that Chainalysis offers its employees.
How Chainalysis attracts and maintains talent in light of its rapid growth.
How Chainalysis is building more trust in blockchain.
Some of the challenges of being a leader in a hyper-growth company.
How Ulisse made the Forbes 30 under 30 list and how he defines a leader.
Figures around the minute number of blockchain transactions connected to illicit activity.
How crypto adoption among retail investors in APAC has rocketed and how this impacts Chainalysis’s business in the region.
What Ulisse foresees for the future of crypto in South East Asia.
Whether or not Ulisse personally invests in crypto and tips for anyone who may want to start.