During a Paris FinTech Forum 2019, held on Jan 29 and 30, Ripple CEO, Brad Garlinghouse kept an open offer to Gottfried Leibbrandt who is stepping down in June from a rival, SWIFT, a payment network.
Since Gottfried is stepping aside as CEO from SWIFT after working decades, the moderator asked to share his experience and the legacy that will move forward. In response, Gottfried says that the GPI is a big part of the legacy which would transform the banking industry. While he just concluded his answer, Ripple’s CEO couldn’t take a minute to offer him a job’. Interestingly, Brad says;
Ripple is Hiring..!
Well, the faceoff between Brad and Gottfried has long been an interesting concern for many – especially for those who are connected with crypto and payment industry. Indeed it happened. For the first time, both CEO marked their presence at a panel on Jan 30, 2019, in the Paris FinTech Forum.
She posted a few mesmerizing questions to SWIFT’s CEO such as; ‘why Swift is the future over Ripple?. How do you feel about the partnership with Ripple?, Why not use Ripple’s technology for the revolutions? If it was more regulation in the crypto industry, is XRP something SWIFT with more optimistic about? and other questions unlike.
What do you think about the classic move by Brad? Will Gottfried Join Ripple? Let us know your opinion.