Lunch

Wednesday 10 January 2018

12:30pm

Garrick Hileman

Cryptocurrencies and cryptoassets: the future of money and investing

Join Garrick Hileman, a leading authority on monetary and distributed systems innovation, to understand how technology is changing the world of finance and investing.

Dr Garrick Hileman

Garrick is a Research Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Judge Business School, and a researcher at the Centre for Macroeconomics at the London School of Economics. An expert in cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technology, his teaching at Cambridge includes developing the UK’s first university taught class on blockchain technology.

Garrick is regularly invited to share his perspective with the media, including the Financial Times, BBC, and CNBC, and he was recently ranked as one of the 100 most influential economists in the UK and Ireland.

Garrick’s technology experience includes co-founding a San Francisco-based tech incubator, IT strategy consulting for multinationals, and founding MacroDigest, which employs a proprietary algorithm to cluster trending economic analysis and perspective.