Rhian Lewis is a software developer and writer who has been thinking and writing about blockchain technology since 2013. She received a BSc in Economics from UCL and after becoming obsessed by the transformative possibilities of Bitcoin, co-founded the London Women in Bitcoin meetup group in 2014 and co-developed cryptocurrency portfolio tracker CountMyCrypto. In 2016, with some friends, she co-founded a decentralized proof-of-ownership concept based on Ethereum, which was chosen to participate in the inaugural NexusLabs accelerator, the first blockchain-specific startup incubator in Europe. Rhian is a software developer at Unboxed and is also an instructor for blockchain educators B9lab Academy, and is a former digital journalist for thetimes.co.uk. She has spoken about blockchain technology and cryptocurrency at conferences worldwide, including FinTech Japan in Tokyo, Blockchain Live in London and Heisenbug in Moscow.