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Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics;
The Liem Sioe Liong/First Pacific Company Professor; and Chairperson, Legal Studies & Business Ethics
Prof. Kevin Werbach is professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics; the Liem Sioe Liong/First Pacific Company Professor; and chairperson of Legal Studies & Business Ethics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is an expert on internet policy, artificial intelligence, blockchain and digital assets, and gamification. He has held positions including serving as counsel for new technology policy at the U.S. FCC during the Clinton administration, a member of President Barack Obama's administration’s Presidential Transition Team, and an expert advisor on broadband issues at the FCC and the U.S. Department of Commerce. He has testified before the U.S. Senate, House of Representatives, and FCC. Prof. Werbach is regularly cited in print and broadcast media and has authored books including The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust and For the Win: The Power of Gamification, and edited After the Digital Tornado: Networks, Algorithms, Humanity.
Prof. Werbach earned his BA from University of California at Berkeley and his JD from Harvard Law School, where he served as publishing editor of the Harvard Law Review.
Partner and Founding Economist
Dr. Cathy Barrera is a partner and founding economist at Prysm Group, a leading economic consulting firm in the blockchain and digital asset industry. Dr. Barrera’s work focuses on incentive design, token economics, monetization, and governance design for digital economies. She has led economic advisory projects for Fortune 500 companies and leading startups that have raised over $5B in capital and achieved over $300B in token market capitalization. She has been an industry expert in executive education programs at MIT Sloan and Columbia Business School, an academic advisor to blockchain projects at the World Economic Forum, and an opinion columnist for CoinDesk. She is former tenure-track faculty at the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University and was the chief economist at ZipRecruiter.
Dr. Barrera received a BA in Communication Studies, Economics, and Mathematics from Northwestern University; an MSc in Applicable Mathematics from the London School of Economics; and a PhD in Business Economics from Harvard University, where she studied under Nobel Laureate Oliver Hart.
Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
Joel S. Ehrenkranz Family Professor; Professor of Finance; Professor of Economics; Coordinator of PhD Program
Miers-Busch, W’1885 Professor; Professor of Marketing;
Faculty Director - Wharton Customer Analytics
Professor of Computer and Information Science
Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO
Founder and CEO
Podcast Producer and Host
Global Head of Policy
Principal; Head of Blockchain and Digital Assets
Deputy Head of C4IR; Head of Data, Blockchain, and Digital Assets; Member of the Executive Committee
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