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Henry Kim, PhD

Henry Kim is an Associate Professor at the Schulich School of Business, York University in Toronto, and is the Director for blockchain.lab at Schulich. Prof. Kim has authored more than 30 publications on blockchain topics and more than 70 overall in venues such as Communications of the ACM, IEEE Computer, IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management, and Journal of Association of Information Systems. Prof. Kim has engaged in blockchain research projects with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (on electricity micro-grid), Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (on food traceability), Don Tapscott’s Blockchain Research Institute (on commercial insurance) and various startups including Aion (blockchain infrastructure), Jombone (HR and staffing), ClimateCHECK (sustainability services), and Grain Discovery (agriculture). He is the co-organizer for the Fields Institute Seminar Series on Blockchain and the 2020 IEEE Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies, and speaks and consults broadly on Digital Transformation. He served as Senior Research Fellow for two start-ups: Novera, a Canadian decentralized finance enabler, and Insolar, a Swiss blockchain platform provider. Prof. Kim has a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Toronto and a Master’s from the University of Michigan.