Dr. Jane Thomason

Thought leader in technological innovations and blockchain for social good. Top 10 Digital Frontier Women & Inaugural Quantum Impact Global Champion UN Decade of Women. Recognised in Forbes Magazine (2018) and The Introducer Magazine (2019) as a leader in Blockchain for Social Impact, Jane is a firm believer in the potential of Blockchain and Frontier Technologies for global social impact. She is focussed on emerging economies and how Frontier Technologies can accelerate poverty reduction and improve service delivery. In 2018 she was awarded Top 10 Digital Frontier Women and UN Decade Of Women Quantum Impact Champion. She holds multiple appointments including Global Adviser on Digital Transformation Abt Associates, Digital Transformation Adviser to the Partnership for Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health, Digital Transformation Sub-Committee Chair, Kina Bank Papua New Guinea, Founding Member, British Frontier Technology Industry Association, Fellow of the Australian Digital Commerce Association and Section Chief Co-Editor Blockchain for Good: for Frontiers in Blockchain. She is a regular hackathon judge and mentor including London Blockchain Week, London Fintech Week, and Consensys Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition Hackathon and EOS Global Hackathons. She believes that the next wave of transformational innovation will be from emerging economies. She has recently published a book on Blockchain and social change