Navigating Frontier Tech – Episode 10 | Decoding the Future of AI with Einaras Gravrock

In this episode

Jay Steinback, yWhales CEO & Co-Founder engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Einaras von Gravrock, CEO of CUBE3.ai and a prominent figure in the tech industry. Einaras is a distinguished serial entrepreneur and technology investor and brings a wealth of expertise to our discussion. Together, they embark on a riveting journey through groundbreaking developments and insights, ranging from Goldman Sachs' visionary predictions of an impending AI revolution to the expansive realm of Adobe’s Firefly generative AI tools. Explore the transformative influence of AI in education and Elon Musks’ remarks surrounding AI regulation. Delve into the latest advancements in Web3 payments with PayPal's introduction of On and Off Ramps. Uncover invaluable perspectives on SEC Chair Gensler's assessment of the cryptocurrency industry, while also diving deep into the intricate realm of blockchain security. Gain valuable insights into the challenges encountered by institutions, all while discovering BASE Chain's top three favorite features.

This episode of 'yWeb3 Navigating Frontier Tech' is poised to provide a comprehensive perspective on the ever-evolving tech landscape, ensuring that you're not just informed but also inspired. Join us as we decode the intricate tapestry of technology and Web3 in a format that's both digestible and captivating.


About Guest

Einaras von Gravrock is a distinguished serial entrepreneur and technology investor with a primary focus on the cybersecurity and artificial intelligence (AI) industries. As the visionary founder of CUBE3.AI, Einaras is on a mission to shape a safer future for the decentralized web3 ecosystem. CUBE3.AI has pioneered a groundbreaking web3 security platform, proficient in real-time cyber threat detection and prevention. This innovative venture has garnered substantial support from investors and is set to launch its products in July 2023. 


Prior to his current endeavor, Einaras co-founded CAST AI, a prominent venture-backed company that specializes in automating cloud applications. With a global workforce of 100 employees, CAST AI has forged partnerships with numerous Fortune 500 companies and cutting-edge startups. Einaras's entrepreneurial journey also includes the establishment of CUJO AI, a cybersecurity powerhouse committed to safeguarding all internet-connected devices. Under his leadership, CUJO AI emerged as the world's largest IoT security firm, protecting over 2 billion devices and more than 50 million homes. Notably, CUJO AI's excellence was recognized through its acquisition by Comcast and Charter (Joint Venture) in 2019. Before CUJO AI, Einaras co-founded Zenedge, a cybersecurity firm specializing in web application firewall solutions, and Zenedge's success culminated in its acquisition by Oracle in 2018.


Einaras has achieved significant milestones throughout his career, including founding CUJO AI and transforming it into the world's largest IoT security firm. He was named a "Technology Pioneer" by the World Economic Forum, with an invitation to attend Davos in 2019, and honored as a "Global Innovator" by the World Economic Forum in 2020. Einaras has also been recognized as one of the "100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs" by Goldman Sachs in 2014 and awarded the Global Lithuanian Leadership prize by the President of Lithuania in 2018. An active member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), a global network that unites 30,000 business leaders across 142 countries, Einaras holds an undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. Originally hailing from Lithuania, Einaras currently resides in Hermosa Beach, California, alongside his cherished family.


Guest Social Links: 

Einaras’ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/techceocalifornia/

Einaras’ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Einaras 

Cube3’s Website: https://www.cube3.ai/



0:00 Jay’s intro

1:38 Einaras’ intro

2:44 Goldman Sachs dismisses AI bubble, predicts upcoming revolution

5:08 EY announces AI model; will train 400,000 employees on it

10:10 What jobs are at risk of AI replacement

13:22 Adobe’s Firefly generative AI tools are now widely available

17:25 AI in education

22:50 'Overwhelming consensus' on AI regulation - Musk

31:00 Startups and AI

31:38 PayPal Introduces On and Off Ramps for Web3 Payments

36:14 SEC Chair Gensler: Crypto is full of fraud, abuse, and misconduct

45:20 Stoner Cats charged by the SEC

50:01 Institutions remain risk-averse about crypto, says Fireblocks CEO

54:00 BASE Chain - Top 3 favorite features

56:00 Closing thoughts and how to get in touch


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DISCLAIMER: yWhales is not affiliated with YPO. Support and production for today’s episode was done by Truth Work Media. Nothing in the podcast constitutes professional and/or financial advice, nor does any information on the podcast constitute a comprehensive or complete statement of the matters discussed or the law relating thereto.


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