Name of Guest: Simone Pomposi
Name of Project: Fantom Blockchain
Twitter URL of Guest: https://twitter.com/theotherpomp
Project Twitter URL: https://twitter.com/FantomFDN
Project URL: https://fantom.foundation/
Project/Guest Description: Simone is the CMO for Fantom
Why they are a guest: Fantom is a fast, high-throughput open-source smart contract platform for digital assets and dApps.
## Show Notes
20 years in advertising
Commercial and art
Phillips auction house
Worked at Ferrari
What it is like being a CMO of a crypto project.
Andre Cronje - yearn
Speaking in 2017 at iota, holochain event with Fantom
Involved at beginning as advisor
A few months later her became heavily involved
Core team members with Michael Chen and Chong
DeFi at early stages Andre
Why is Fantom’s community so passionate?
Born in bear market
People invested and then helped to grow it
Originally created in Korea
Just a few months after the sale
Gaming is a big focus upcoming for Fantom and they are seeing more and more game devs coming to them.
How got into crypto:
2013 Co-worker - Mark
Talked about bitcoin
Bought on coinbase
Michael Chen CMP
Joined Fantom community early
Meetup in NYC Andre Cronje
How involved is Andre?
Not hard core developing.
Author of the consensys mechanism
Major decision maker
Michael Kong CEO
What is powerful about Fantom?
Use case - Reaper.farm
Auto compounding vaults
How do people fund apps on Fantom
Tech vs users
Austin - Community members
Lets talk about community management and building.
It can be a great time, but it can be difficult
Fantom build apps/games
Real world applications
Pharmacy meds are counterfeit or not
Minister of health of afghanistan
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