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Blockchain, Beyond Crypto: An Expert Panel Discussion

Gerry Tsoukalas



CoinDesk, a leading online media platform that covers the cryptocurrency space, recently named BU to its global list of Best Universities for Blockchain2022.  We now offer 12 blockchain-related courses, including Blockchain and Social Impact and Crypto for Data Science. Join Professors Gerry Tsoukalas, Mark Williams, Steven Kou and moderator Tim Swanson, Head of Market Intelligence at London-based Clearmatics for a fascinating panel discussion on the current state and future trends in the emerging technology of blockchain.

See the recent article in BU Today.

Tim Swanson is the Head of Market Intelligence at London-based Clearmatics. Clearmatics was the first company to construct a digital asset (USC) specifically designed for wholesale settlement purposes in collaboration with a dozen regulated financial institutions. In 2019 this consortium spun off into its own separate entity to put the settlement ideas into production, alongside other central bank digital currency models.

Gerry Tsoukalas is an Associate Professor in Information Systems at Boston University Questrom School of Business, a Senior Fellow of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, a research fellow of Cornell University’s FinTech Initiative and a Fellow of The Luohan Academy (Alibaba Group). His research examines how to manage and design new technology platforms, particularly in the blockchain and fintech areas. His work has appeared in leading academic journals, including Management Science, Operations Research, and M&SOM. He serves on the editorial boards of Management Science and M&SOM as Associate Editor.

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