Ms. Melanie Swan
Founder, The Institute for Blockchain Studies
Melanie Swan is a Technology Theorist at Purdue University. She is a recognized speaker on blockchain technology and the author of the best-selling book /Blockchain: Blueprint for a New Economy/. Melanie was a professional options trader and hedge fund manager at Cygnet Capital for over ten years. Previous to that, she was an investment banking associate in M&A at JP Morgan in New York and an investment analyst at Fidelity Management and Research in Boston MA. Her educational background includes an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an MA in Philosophy from the New School in New York, and a BA in French and Economics from Georgetown University.