Dr. Stephanie Hurder is a Founding Economist of Prysm Group, a firm that specializes in economic and governance design for distributed ledger-based projects. She is a frequent keynote speaker and lecturer on economics and DLT. Recent speaking appearances include Consensus, SXSW, Polychain Capital, and the IBM Blockchain Accelerator. Her research on the economics of blockchain has been presented at Harvard, Stanford, UC Berkeley, DARPA, and the Federal Reserve of Cleveland. Dr. Hurder is an advisor to blockchain projects at the World Economic Forum, a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things at USC, and a contributor to the MIT Cryptoeconomics Lab blog.