Paolo Tasca is a FinTech economist specialising in P2P Financial System. An advisor for different international organisations including the EU Parliament on blockchain technologies, Paolo recently joined the University College London as Director of the Centre for Blockchain Technologies. Prior to that, he has been a senior research economist at Deutsche Bundesbank working on digital currencies and P2P lending. Paolo is the co-author of the bestseller “FINTECH Book” and the co-editor of the book “Banking Beyond Banks and Money”. He holds an M.A in Politics and Economics (summa cum laude) from the University of Padua and a M.Sc. in Economics and Finance from Ca’ Foscari, Venice. He did his PhD studies in Business between Ca’ Foscari Venice and ETH, Zürich. Other current appointments: Research Fellow at CFS, Goethe University, Research Associate at the Systemic Risk Centre of the London School of Economics, Research Associate of the Institut de Recherche Interdisciplinaire Internet et Société and Senior Advisor of the Beihang Blockchain & Digital Society Laboratory in Beijing.
At BlockShow Europe 2017 Paolo will be speaking on “The Current State of the Blockchain.”