Hilary Carter is Managing Director and Director of Research at the Blockchain Research Institute, a multimillion-dollar blockchain think-tank co-founded by Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott. At the BRI, Hilary has built a team of blockchain subject matter experts to conduct the definitive study into the technology’s applications and use cases in enterprise and government. She is also the author of her own research projects which explore decentralized web applications, as well as the conditions necessary for regions to become thriving innovation economies. Her recent focus is on blockchain and sustainability, in particular how the technology can be used to help advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Hilary is a management graduate of the London School of Economics and holds the Certified Bitcoin Professional designation.