04 October 2022 · 0 min read

John deVadoss on Decentralization and Neo Blockchain | CryptoNews Podcast #163

John deVadoss is the Head of Development at Neo Blockchain. John worked at Microsoft for 16 years as Managing Director before moving to crypto and choosing Neo in his mission to make it the go-to blockchain for developers for creating dApps. John believes that adding functionality to the chain and growing its DeFi ecosystem is the best way to get more mainstream users on the protocol. 

In this conversation, we discuss:

- Journey from Web1 to Web2 to Web3 
- Blockchain becoming economic platforms 
- Economic platforms = sovereignty of the individual 
- Lessons learned from working for Microsoft 
- High performance habits 
- Decentralization 
- End goal of blockchain = self-governance 
- What is next for the blockchain industry 
- Dev skills + economic skills = superpowers 
- N3 = platform for digitizing assets 
- NEO Blockchain 
- Onboarding the first billion people to Web3 
- The next evolution of blockchains