• Joshua Klayman
    Libra,  People,  United States

    Cryptocurrency attorney and advisor Joshua Klayman has a new role

    Mother of Blockchains is taking over the U.S. fintech, blockchain, and digital assets practice at one of the world’s biggest law firms, Linklaters.

    A leading attorney in the blockchain and cryptocurrency business, Klayman has joined Linklaters as the U.S. Head of FinTech and Blockchain & Digital Assets, the firm announced on July 18. Linklaters ranked 12th in Law.com’s 2018 Global 200 survey of the highest grossing law firms in the world. Headquartered in London, it has a strong practice in the finance and banking, and the technology market, among other areas.

  • DJ D-Sol, who goes by the name David Solomon when he runs Goldman Sachs, doing his thing. According to some conspiracy theories, he may in fact run the world (via Instagram.com/djdsolmusic)
    Media

    We had Lady Gaga’s former tour DJ review Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon’s new single and he totally loved it

    DJ D Sol’s new single absolutely slaps

    Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon moonlights as a music producer and party starter under the name DJ D-Sol. This week, he released his latest single “Rescue Me.” And we don’t mind saying that it’s a pretty sweet track.

  • People,  Technology

    EXCLUSIVE: Stanley Yong, IBM CTO, departs Big Blue

    After Jesse Lund exit, a blow to IBM blockchain ambition and Stellar partnership

    Just two weeks after IBM’s blockchain ambitions fell into doubt with the mysterious departure of Jesse Lund, Big Blue is set to lose another key advocate for the space. Modern Consensus has exclusively learned that Stanley Yong, the company’s Global Lead on Central Bank Digital Currency Solutions, is leaving the company.

  • PewDiePie hooking up with Nimses
    Media

    PewDiePie endorsement brings controversy to kooky blockchain company

    The YouTuber’s endorsement brought a big bump in users, but also accusations of privacy violations

    YouTube superstar and occasional anti-Semite PewDiePie stirred up another blockchain-based controversy by endorsing a cryptocurrency-powered social media app that describes itself in terms usually reserved for failed philosophy PhD’s or Jim Jones wannabes.