Ledger Welcomes Five New Members To Its Editorial Team

Ledger is a highly interdisciplinary journal and it takes many experts to cover all of the areas that cryptocurrency touches. Since announcing our Call for Papers, we have added five new outstanding members, collectively covering the fields of economics, business, quantitative systems analysis, and cryptography. We are very excited to introduce Catherine Mulligan, William Knottenbelt, George Giaglis, Shin’ichiro Matsuo and Jon Matonis.

Catherine Mulligan joins us from Imperial College London where she is a research fellow in the Business School and also in the Department of Computer Science. Together with William Knottenbelt (see below), she is the co-director of a new center at the university called the Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering. Welcome Cathy!

William Knottenbelt is also joining us from Imperial College London, where he is a Professor of Applied Quantitative Analysis and Director of Industrial Liaison in the Department of Computing. With Catherine Mulligan (above) he is the co-director of the Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering. Welcome Will!

Joining us from Greece is George Giaglis, who is Vice Rector and Professor of eBusiness at the Athens University of Economics and Business. He has published more than 150 articles in leading journals and international conferences, including the Information Systems Journal, the International Journal of Electronic Commerce, and the International Journal of Information Management. Since 2014, he is academic co-director of the world’s first Master’s degree in Digital Currency, offered by the University of Nicosia. Welcome George!

Joining us from Japan, Shin'ichiro Matsuo is a research scientist on cryptography and cryptographic protocols. He founded the CELLOS consortium (Cryptographic protocol Evaluation toward Long-Lived Outstanding Security) on the security evaluation of cryptographic protocol and he is chair of its technical working group. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed papers and peer-reviewed international conference papers. Welcome Shin'ichiro!

Finally, joining us from the US is Jon Matonis. Jon is one of the earliest advocates of Bitcoin and has an extensive background in finance, cryptography, and the combination of the two. Jon has presented worldwide on the topic of Bitcoin and its disruptive economic implications to a wide variety of audiences, including members of the Federal Reserve, Bank of England, European Central Bank, SWIFT, IRS, DHS, payment networks, major financial institutions, regulatory bodies, iGaming operators, hedge funds, and family offices. Welcome Jon!