Executive Chairman of Blockchain Research Institute
Don Tapscott, Executive Chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute, is one of the world’s leading authorities on the impact of technology on business and society. He has authored 16 books, including “Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything,” which has been translated into over 25 languages. In 2016, with his son Alex, Don co-authored the global bestseller “Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies is Changing the World,” now translated into 20 languages. In 2017, Don and Alex co-founded the Blockchain Research Institute, whose 100+ projects are a definitive investigation into blockchain strategy, use-cases, implementation challenges and organizational transformations. Tapscott is a member of the Order of Canada. In 2019, he was ranked as the 2nd most influential Management Thinker by Thinkers50. He is an Adjunct Professor at INSEAD and Chancellor Emeritus of Trent University in Ontario, where he served as Chancellor from 2013-2019.