Research Contributors

Our research contributors represent a wide range of expertise and backgrounds—from public and private sectors, large enterprise and technology start-ups, academic research centers, and the professional services industry around the world. They are practitioners, innovators, researchers, managers, and leaders in the blockchain ecosystem.

Chami Akmeemana

Chami Akmeemana

CEO at Blockscale Solutions Inc., Advisor at Blockchain Learning Group Inc.

Louisa Bai

Louisa Bai

Senior Manager, National Blockchain Market Lead, Deloitte Canada

 
Nolan Bauerle

Nolan Bauerle

Researcher, Director of Research at CoinDesk

Tom Baumann

Tom Baumann

Founder and Co-Chair at Climate Chain Coalition, Co-founder at Collaborase

Neha Bhasin

Neha Bhasin

Consultant, Deloitte Canada

 
Oliver Bussmann

Oliver Bussmann

CEO at Bussmann Advisory AG, Former Group CIO at UBS and SAP

 
Dave Carter

Dave Carter

Principal, DK Consultancy Inc.

 
Hilary Carter

Hilary Carter

VP Research at The Linux Foundation

Michael Casey

Michael Casey

Co-author, The Age of Cryptocurrency

Deepa Chatterjee

Deepa Chatterjee

Technical Researcher

 
Soumak Chatterjee

Soumak Chatterjee

Partner at Deloitte Canada

Alan Cohn

Alan Cohn

Co-Chair of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Practice at Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Principal at ADC/Strategy Works LLC

Mike Dover

Mike Dover

Author of Wikibrands and Dante’s Infinite Monkeys, Professor at Humber College

 
Jeremy Epstein

Jeremy Epstein

CEO of Never Stop Marketing, Fmr VP of Marketing at Sprinklr

 
Bill Gillies

Bill Gillies

Author and Communications Consultant

Dominique Guinard

Dominique Guinard

Founder and CTO at EVRYTHNG and webofthings.org, IoT author and Pioneer

 
Anna Hermansen

Anna Hermansen

Digital Media Producer, Blockchain Research Institute

Stefan Hopf

Stefan Hopf

Strategy & Corporate Development Electronics and Automated Driving, BMW Group

Thomas Isaacson

Thomas Isaacson

Shareholder at Polsinelli, PC

Gabriel Jaccard

Gabriel Jaccard

CEO, Arbitri

Reshma Kamath

Reshma Kamath

Juris Doctor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Christian Keil

Christian Keil

Founder and CEO at d.rect, Former Telecom Consultant at Deloitte; Member of Blockchain at Berkeley

 
Henry M. Kim

Henry M. Kim

Associate Professor and Co-Director of BlockchainLab Schulich School of Business, York University

Rob Klein

Rob Klein

Managing Partner, RSK Strategic Inc.

 
Marek Laskowski

Marek Laskowski

Blockchain Lab Co-Founder, Professor of Information and Computing Technologies at York University

Alan Majer

Alan Majer

Founder, Good Robot

Alastair Marke

Alastair Marke

Director General at Blockchain Climate Institute, Emissions Trading Law Specialist

 
Izhar Mehar

Izhar Mehar

Analytics Manager, Loblaw Companies Limited; Founder, CyberSpace Canada; Director, Transformation International

 
Jenessa Mellen

Jenessa Mellen

Business Analyst, Dimitra Inc.

Massimo Morini

Massimo Morini

Head of Interest Rate and Credit models at Banca IMI

 
Charlie Morris

Charlie Morris

Co-founder of CMCC Global

 
Michele Mosca

Michele Mosca

Founder at Institute for Quantum Computing, Co-founder and CEO at evolutionQ Inc.

Vineet Narula

Vineet Narula

MIT Sloan Fellow; Ridesharing and Healthcare Strategy Leader

Marcus O'Dair

Marcus O'Dair

Associate Dean, Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges of Arts University of the Arts London

Lawrence Orsini

Lawrence Orsini

CEO and Founder at LO3 Energy

Andreas Park

Andreas Park

Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Toronto, FinTech Researcher

Michael Peshkam

Michael Peshkam

Executive In Residence INSEAD

 
Abhishek Punia

Abhishek Punia

Investor at Draper Associates, Developer at Blockchain at Berkeley, Blockchain Advisor

 
Rachel Robinson

Rachel Robinson

Juris Doctor, MPA, blockchain & smart contracts author.

Jill Rundle

Jill Rundle

Blockchain industry author and editor, Executive Editor and Content Curator at Global Solution Networks

 
Axel Schumacher

Axel Schumacher

Co-Founder & CEO at Shivom.io, Blockchain Researcher

 
Michael Scott

Michael Scott

Freelance Blockchain Technology & Digital Economy Writer

 
Tony Scott

Tony Scott

Managing Partner at RIDGE-LANE Limited Partners, Former Federal CIO of the United States

Tom Serres

Tom Serres

Co-founder at Animal Ventures, Host of Tech on Politics

 
Usman Sheikh

Usman Sheikh

Partner, National Head of Blockchain, and National Litigation Lead at Gowling WLG

Prema Shrikrishna

Prema Shrikrishna

IT Officer at the World Bank, MIT Research Assistant, Sustainability Champion

Mayank Singhal

Mayank Singhal

Fintech & Blockchain Co-author at WEF, MBA Candidate at London Business School

Vikas Singla

Vikas Singla

Senior Manager, Blockchain Consulting Lead, Deloitte Canada

 
Andrew Spence

Andrew Spence

HR & Workforce Advisor, Founder, Glass Bead Consulting

Bob Tapscott

Bob Tapscott

Strategy Consultant and CIO of Tapscott Group.

Joel Telpner

Joel Telpner

Chair of Fintech and Blockchain Practice, Sullivan & Worcester LLP

Iliana Oris Valiente

Iliana Oris Valiente

Managing Director at Accenture, Founder at Collider-X, Fmr. Co-Founder at Rubix by Deloitte

Mark van Rijmenam

Mark van Rijmenam

Founder at Datafloq, Author, Researcher and Speaker on AI, Blockchain and Big Data

Anjan Vinod

Anjan Vinod

University of California, Berkeley

 
Bettina Warburg

Bettina Warburg

Co-founder at Animal Ventures, Host of Tech on Politics

 
Anthony Williams

Anthony Williams

President and Co-founder DEEP Centre Inc.

Irving Wladawsky- Berger

Irving Wladawsky- Berger

MIT Lecturer, WSJ Columnist, Technology and Blockchain Industry Advisor

Alan Wunsche

Alan Wunsche

CEO at TokenFunder Inc., Co-founder and Chair at Blockchain Canada

Andrew F. Young

Andrew F. Young

CEO at Layer2 Blockchain, Co-founder of SX Network

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