What’s ahead for crypto and blockchain in 2022? Experts answer, Part 1


Sandra
is
CEO
of
the
Global
Blockchain
Business
Council,
an
industry
association
for
the
blockchain
technology
ecosystem.

“​​In
2022,
it
will
be
‘corporate
career
risk’
to
not
have
a
baseline
understanding
of
cryptocurrencies
and
blockchain
technology.
From
bankers
to
corporate
executives
to
politicians,
it
is
imperative
that
they
get
on
board
and
seriously
consider
the
implications
of
blockchain.

Further,
2022
winners
will
‘expect
the
unexpected,’
and
adapt
to
investing,
servicing
clients
and
participating
in
new
trends.

In
2021,
few
expected
NFTs
to
become
the
killer
app,
driving
mainstream
interest
and
adoption.
Web3,
the
Metaverse
and
DAOs
will
enter
mainstream
curiosity
in
2022.

The
boring
infrastructure
stuff
is
critical.
Crypto
markets
and
the
blockchain
industry
are
experiencing
explosive
growth,
but
to
scale,
they
need
common
terminology,
standards
and
sound
governance,
including
conflict
resolution. 

The
Global
Blockchain
Business
Council
will
continue
the
Global
Standards
Mapping
Initiative
in
2022,
mapping
the
regulatory,
technical,
academia
and
business
states
of
cryptocurrencies
and
digital
assets.

GSMI
is
the
largest
crowd-sourced,
open-access
crypto
and
blockchain
research
project.
GSMI
2.0
content,
released
in
November,
was
the
result
of
eight
months’
work
from
over
200
individuals
and
131
institutions,
including
student
researchers
and
veterans
of
government,
industry,
start-ups
and
regulation.

For
2022,
I
remain
mindful
to
stick
to
the
original
vision
of
leveling
the
playing
field
for
many,
not
a
few.”



These
quotes
have
been
edited
and
condensed.



The
views,
thoughts
and
opinions
expressed
here
are
the
authors’
alone
and
do
not
necessarily
reflect
or
represent
the
views
and
opinions
of
Cointelegraph.

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