David McDonald Joins the Muse Chief Technology Advisor
Muse Finance is delighted to announce the appointment of David McDonald as Chief Technology Advisor (CTA) with immediate effect.
David is a passionate technology leader with a career starting in geospatial and IoT before progressing into Blockchain. He has led numerous ventures in the technology space across New Zealand, Australia, and Japan in fields such as telecommunications, utilities solutions, media and education technologies, data integrity and interoperability, AI, and NFTs. His notable successes include the world’s first national primary industries blockchain consortium, spanning the entire value chain from government to consumer. David was also the CEO of Centrality Japan from 2019 to early 2021.
Muse is a comprehensive DeFi platform launched in March 2021. It is working to launch various DeFi products, including a Wrapper to issue wrapped tokens for staking assets that can be used to provide liquidity to staked assets, as well as DEX (decentralized exchange) and Lending platforms to facilitate the distribution of such assets. To access these products, users will need Muse tokens that are currently available as an early adopter reward via Muse’s lockdrop that is ending on 23 August, 2021. Muse is also a strategic partner of the industry-leading staking provider Moonstake and the two are working closely to penetrate the DeFi market and bring advanced DeFi connectivity to staking users globally. As a fast-growing project in a rapidly developing market such as DeFi, strengthening the executive board and technical leadership, amongst others, will be key to propelling the Muse platform to success.
In welcoming David to the Muse’s executive board, Shogo Ishida, the Founder of Muse Finance says: “David’s professional experience, expertise and enthusiasm make him best-suited to lead the technology build-out Muse Finance needs to continue our endeavour. I am confident that David’s leadership will drive Muse and its products to a much higher level.”
On his new role as the CTA of Muse, David McDonald commented: ““There is so much fantastic innovation going on in the DeFi space right now, I’m fortunate to be involved with one of the most exciting projects I’ve seen so far, backed by an industry leading team, I’m excited to see what the future holds for Muse”.
About Muse Finance
Muse.Finance is a Decentralized Platform where crypto users can receive staking rewards as well as participate in wrapping, swapping, lending, and yield farming to gain benefit. Its ecosystem, which consists of Muse Swap, Muse Lending, and Muse Wrap, enables a liquid PoS platform that integrates the ERC-20 DeFi Ecosystem with Ethereum 2.0. Muse.Finance also links non ERC-20 assets with the ERC-20 ecosystem, allowing owners of staked assets on platforms such as Cosmos, IRISnet, Cardano, etc. to participate in lending, liquidity mining, and yield farming.