Head of Strategy
Austin Federa is head of strategy at the Solana Foundation, responsible for setting the direction of the Solana Foundation and working with projects and developers building in the Solana ecosystem. Previously, Austin worked on marketing and product at Bison Trails (acquired by Coinbase), and was Director of Marketing at Republic and Republic Crypto, a private investing platform.
3:45PM - 4:15PM
Don't Ragequit: Web3 Gaming Is Just Getting Started
It's a common complaint: GameFi just isn't that fun. What will it take to bring Web3 gaming to the masses? Will it be the introduction of top-flight IP? More performant base layers? Better storytelling? This panel takes the pulse of the Web3 gaming world to discuss what's showing early promise.
11:15AM - 11:50AM
Staying Warm: L1s Getting Creative in Winter
The heady days of Alt L1 Szn are long in the rearview, but that hasn't stopped projects from shipping meaningful updates. These communities are still here. While the tourists are away, hear how various base-layer builders are prepping for the next wave of mainstream adoption.