Tim Swanson
Director of Market Research

Tim Swanson leads Market Research at R3 and is a recognized expert and thought leader in cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger initiatives. Tim provides an unparalleled level of insider insights within the industry, and possesses a unique knowledge of developing technologies and companies, with an endless rolodex of contacts in the overall fintech industry. He was the first advisor to Hyperledger (which was acquired by DAH) and is currently an advisor to Clearmatics.

He is a visiting research fellow at the Sim Kee Boon Institute at Singapore Management University and is a graduate of Texas A&M University. He is the author of three books, two of which cover the virtual currency and distributed ledger landscape. His research papers have been cited in a variety of media and have appeared on more than two dozen industry panels in the past year. He is also frequently quoted in media including: Wired, MIT Technology Review, Reuters, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, The New Republic, American Banker and International Business Times.