BBT Conference 2023

Keynote Speakers

Roman BeckRoman Beck is a Full Professor at IT University of Copenhagen and Head of the European Blockchain Center. Based on his research output, Roman is ranked among the top 2% of all German professors in business administration and top 1% of all information systems researchers in the world. As a Blockchain economist, his research focuses on the role of changing the nature of work due to Blockchain with a focus on governance and value creation in decentralized systems. Roman is Head of the Danish ISO TC 307 Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology standardization group and is convenor and editor in charge of ISO TS 23635 “Guidelines for Blockchain Governance”. He is the representative of Denmark at the European Blockchain Partnership Technical Working Group at the EU Commission in Brussels for developing the European Blockchain Services Infrastructure. He is the convenor of the Blockchain Interoperability Governance group at UNECE and leads the Working Group on Blockchain Ethics for the EU Commission. Roman serves as Senior Editor for JAIS, BISE, and MISQE.

Halaburda SternHanna Halaburda joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Associate Professor of Technology, Operations and Statistics in September 2019. Since 2011, she has built a research program in digital currencies and blockchain technologies, including analyses of incentives in consensus protocols, cryptocurrency adoption, smart contracts, and token issuance. Professor Halaburda’s work has been published in Management Science, RAND, American Economic Journal, Games and Economic Behavior, and other academic journals. In 2015 she co-authored Beyond Bitcoin: The Economics of Digital Currency, the first book analyzing digital currencies from the economic perspective. The book’s 2nd edition, co-authored with Miklos Sarvary and Guillaume Haeringer, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2022.