Nick brings 2 decades of experience applying finance, technology & innovation to complex problems. He has held senior roles in a research institute modeled on the MIT MediaLab, hedge funds and start-ups. He builds global strategic relationships in financial services, government & technology firms at the highest levels: he has advised, the G-20, UN and other groups on sustainable finance and innovation. Nick is the creator of SolarCoin, a free solar energy incentive program using blockchain technology and the author of Nature of Value, winner of an MIT Solve award and member of the Explorers club. He has a BA from the University of Iowa in cultural anthropology and an MBA from École des Ponts ParisTech.