Researcher at Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance
Dr Garrick Hileman is an economic historian at the Centre for Macroeconomics and Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, where he researches the impact of cryptocurrency on world finance. Garrick is best known for his research on financial and monetary innovation, particularly distributed ledger technology (blockchain) and cryptocurrencies. Garrick has 20 years' private sector experience with both startups and established companies such as Visa, Lloyd's of London, Bank of America, The Home Depot, and Allianz. Garrick's technology experience includes co-founding a San Francisco-based tech incubator, IT strategy consulting for multinationals, and founding MacroDigest, which employs a proprietary algorithm to cluster trending economic analysis and perspective.