Clifton Oertli, yWhales Advisor, speaks with John Paller, Founder of Opolis, a next generation employment ecosystem for the self-sovereign worker. John talks about the social shift that blockchain technology brings and how it can democratize employment. He also discusses the legal frameworks and economic models needed to approach the HR tech sector from a Web3 standpoint, and the need to shift the protocol layer of employment between employer and employee.
In addition, Clifton and John explore the world of automation and its role in the educational process when it comes to Web3, as well as the current state of the Web3 space.
John Paller is a technology entrepreneur with 20 years in the HR technology, compliance, and employment systems space. After building multiple successful enterprises, he founded Opolis, a next-generation employment platform for the self-sovereign, independent worker. John serves as the Executive Steward for Opolis, where he provides vision, strategy, and domain expertise to the project. He also leads fundraising, investor relations, and community building.
John also founded and serves as Executive Steward for ETHDenver, the largest and longest-running Web3 innovation event in the world. Over 50,000 people have attended from 2018-2022 from 50 US states and over 110 international countries and territories. In 2014, John was named as one of Denver’s “Forty Under 40” by the Denver Business Journal, which presents this award to those shaping the future of business. You’ll learn about: What is Opolis? How Opolis is building better, cheaper, and faster On The Horizon: Nexus between Web3 and AI
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0:00 Cliff’s intro
0:38 John’s intro
6:08 The right approach to blockchain
8:52 The problem Opolis solves
15:00 How Opolis works
20:52 How Opolis is built
29:16 Solving real world problems
36:48 How to join Opolis
42:22 Exciting things about Web3
51:10 How to contact Opolis
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