Episode 303

Jack Kelleher on Buddy DAO - the 1st Guarantor Based DeFi Lending Platform

Jack Kelleher joins us to discuss the Buddy DAO – the 1st Guarantor Based DeFi Lending Platform.

Jack brings 35+ years of executive management, operational and entrepreneurial experience.

Jack serves as CEO of BuddyDAO, a fully transparent, on-chain, DeFi non-collateralized lending protocol bringing borrowers, guarantors and lenders together quickly and efficiently on one platform.

COO of OREV Secured Networks. OREV is an integrated suite of security components delivering visibility into data across networks, clouds, endpoints and applications while applying analytics and automation to provide breach resilience and compliance solutions.

Previously, Jack operated as CEO of Dynamic Coin Exchange, a front-end transactional gateway app, providing for a digital acceptance and remittance platform with real time exchange mechanism.

Concurrently, partner of Dynamic Coin Holding, a blockchain based Digital Asset technology company, focusing on stable coins and the build out of the infrastructure and ecosystem for the industry.

Jack formerly served as Senior Advisor to the CEO of Bloomberg Trading Solutions Groups. He was a member of the executive committee and had been responsible for driving vision and execution internally as well as guiding business and strategic planning. In addition, he had been responsible for managing key strategic, organic and inorganic initiatives across the enterprise as well as the integration of acquisitions into the organization.

Previously, he was Practice Manager for the Education, Financial Services and Government vertical markets at Active Data Exchange, a content centric technology firm. His Key engagements included the State of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia School District, Temple University, PECO Energy, Penn Mutual Life Insurance, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley Investment Management and Bloomberg.

Jack began his career in Equity Trading, working at Hambrecht & Quist as well as First Boston/Credit Suisse.

Jack attended Villanova University, graduating in 1981 from the School of Commerce and Finance.





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As a former NCAA Dual-Sport D1 Athlete, Richard Carthon is no stranger to hustle. Today, Richard’s tenacious work ethic and competitive spirit fuel his passion for learning as much as possible while helping as many people as possible.

Richard is a rising thought leader and a serial entrepreneur whose experience spans Startup Operations, App Development, Fundraising and Fintech. Originally from Shreveport, LA – Richard currently lives and works in Austin, TX where he has immersed himself in the city’s growing startup ecosystem.

Richard has gained notoriety from his collaborative approach to challenging the existing practices of startups, small businesses, and established firms. His innovative perspective and meticulous followthrough deliver solutions that consistently exceed expectations. Richard’s track record of success has solidified his reputation as a trusted revenue enhancement specialist who can define the required plan of action and execute against that plan.

In 2016, Richard graduated Cum Laude from Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business and holds a degree in Business Management and Legal Studies with an Entrepreneurship specialization. Richard surrounds himself with likeminded, motivated individuals who prioritize faith, family, and friendship. He is always on the lookout for Industry Experts and Business Owners who have an interest in collaborating.