Episode 5: How DLT Will Revolutionize Trade Finance with Michael Odom - Sales Engineer at TradeIX


March 20th, 2020

41 mins 26 secs

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About this Episode

With over 30 participating global banks, the Marco Polo Network, one of the largest and fastest growing blockchain-based consortiums to date.

In this epsiode, Ashlie speaks to Michael Odom, sales engineer at TradeIX to learn more about how the Marco Polo Network is revolutionizing the trade finance space using DLT. We discuss some of the challenges being addressed by the Marco Polo Network, and how and why distributed platforms provide an unprecedented solution that existing trade digitization attempts fall short of. Learn more about their future plans, challenges, and more.

About the Marco Polo Network
The Marco Polo Network is the largest and fastest growing trade and working capital finance network in the world. It is a joint undertaking between technology firms TradeIX and R3, the world’s leading financial institutions, and their corporate clients.

About TradeIX
TradeIX is a multi-award-winning technology provider and network operator of the Marco Polo Network driving innovation and change in facilitating the flow of goods, money and credit in global trade. Some of the smartest financial institutions and companies in the world work with TradeIX, including Accenture, BNY Mellon, Bank of America, BNP Paribas, Commerzbank, ING, LBBW, Anglo-Gulf Trade Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Natixis, Bangkok Bank, SMBC, Danske Bank, NatWest, DNB, OP Financial Group, Alfa Bank, Bayern LB, Helaba, S-Servicepartner, Raiffeisen Bank International, Standard Bank, Intesa Sanpaolo, National Bank of Fujairah PJSC, National Australia Bank, Bradesco, AIG, DHL and many other Fortune 500 companies from various industries. TradeIX is headquartered in Dublin with offices in London, Kettering and Singapore and operations in Germany and the US.