Economist by training and applying social sciences to technology.
Ernie Teo is an economist by training and specializes in the areas of game theory and applied microeconomics with an application to high tech industries. He is currently a research scientist at IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation where his main research area is in blockchain and distributed ledgers. Ernie received his PhD in Economics from the University of New South Wales, Australia. Prior to IBM, he was a research fellow at the Sim Kee Boon Institute (SKBI) for Financial Economics at the Singapore Management University. Ernie was also Assistant Professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore from 2008-2014. He also has an interest in building an inclusive socio-economic system through financial technology.