Lui Smyth

Lui Smyth

Lui leads blockchain research and ecosystem engagement at EdgeVerve R&D Labs in London, part of the product development subsidiary of Infosys. His first foray into the blockchain world was as an anthropology postgraduate at University College London, where his research looked at the politics, motivations, and demographics of early Bitcoin adopters. He went on to lead the UK operations of CoinJar, Australia‚Äôs largest Bitcoin startup, facilitating the transition of the company’s headquarters from Melbourne to London. Lui remains a social scientist at heart, and continues to see social and cultural considerations as being key to understanding and designing technological change.