Technology Social Impact Thought Leader
Dr Jane Thomason is a global thought leader in the applications of blockchain technology for social impact. She is a frequent global commentator, speaker and blogger on blockchain and frontier technologies and social impact. She has published peer reviewed articles and a book on technology and social change. Dr Thomason is an adviser to several digital startups with applications that solve global problems, and is currently working with collaborators to co-develop projects in several emerging economies. She has been a hackathon judge and mentor at London Blockchain Week, London Fintech Week, the Consensys Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition Hackathon and the EOS Global Hackathon Series. She is an advocate for the education and empowerment of women generally and #WomeninBlockchain. Dr Thomason is a co-founder of the British Blockchain and Frontier Technology Association, named in Top 10 Digital Frontier Women at the UN Decade of Women and was awarded the Global Quantum Impact Champion Award at the launch of the UN Decade of Women. She is the Section Chief Editor of the journal Frontiers in Blockchain, Social Good section.