Prysm Group is led by domain experts at the forefront of blockchain technology

Founding Economists

Founding Economist

Dr. Cathy Barrera

Dr. Barrera holds a PhD in Business Economics from Harvard University. She is the lead collaborator at the MIT Cryptoeconomics Lab and former Chief Economist at ZipRecruiter. Her research on the economics of blockchain has been presented at DARPA, the Federal Reserve, Harvard, and Stanford.

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Founding Economist

Dr. Stephanie Hurder

Dr. Hurder holds a PhD in Business Economics from Harvard University. She is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the IoT at USC and former consultant at the Boston Consulting Group. She had led seminars on the economics of blockchain for groups including IBM Blockchain Accelerator, Polychain Capital and Tech Coast Angels.

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Business management

Managing Partner

Guido Molinari

Guido Molinari is the current Managing Partner of Prysm Group and former investment banker at Merrill Lynch. He led Microsoft Italy's first blockchain economics seminar and hosted Consensus 2019's Corporate Workshop. Guido is also acting Head of Partnerships.

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Founding Partner

Reed Cataldo

Reed Cataldo is a Founding Partner of Prysm Group and former trader assistant at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He is an entrepreneur who has co-founded ventures in multiple industries. Reed is responsible for product development and Head of Client Relations.

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senior advisors

Senior Advisor

Prof. Oliver Hart

Prof. Hart is the Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics at Harvard University and co-recipient of the 2016 Nobel Prize in economics.

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Senior Advisor

Dr. Preston McAfee

Dr. McAfee is former Chief Economist at Microsoft, Research Director at Google, and J. Stanley Johnson Professor of Business, Economics, and Management at Caltech.

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Prysm Group's ability to draw expertise from a vast network of senior academic and tech advisors enables us to provide a unique set of insight to our clients.
Dr. Cathy Barrera, Prysm Group