Justin Rice is the Vice President of Ecosystem at the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF), a non-profit organization that supports the development and growth of Stellar, an open-source network that connects the world’s financial infrastructure. In this role, he represents developers building on the Stellar network and coordinates the members of the Stellar ecosystem, with the ultimate focus on growth, development and ongoing health of that system. Prior to his current role, Justin worked in Stellar product development, where he helped build the StellarX exchange, which utilizes Stellar open-source technology. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Comparative Literature from Harvard University.
Stellar is one of the earliest layer 1 blockchain to incorporate AMM functionality at the protocol level, enabling developers to integrate and offer exciting user-facing services that let users create and deposit into liquidity pools on the network. This panel explored how AMMs on Stellar enable cheaper, faster, and highly usable cross-asset payments, and democratize and open up access to liquidity provision.