Professor of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies, University of Zurich
Professor Claudio J. Tessone heads the Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technologies group at the University of Zurich (UZH). He is also co-founder and Chairman of the UZH Blockchain Center, a competence center hosting more than 20 professors across four faculties covering the most varied fields in the space. Coordinating research, education and networking, it has become a top centre Worldwide. Prof. Tessone studies blockchains as a paradigm of socio-economic complexity: linking microscopic agent behaviour, incentives, and interactions with their emergent properties. The main pillars of his research include consensus analysis and modelling, crypto economics, large-scale blockchain analytics and forensics, and design of token-based economies.