Daniel Oon is the founder of Cryptoeconomics Asia (CA), independent research firm aimed to bridge the gap between scholarly/programming initiatives in the blockchain industry and the needs of institutional investors. He graduated summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo with highest departmental honors in Economics and is a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon. He bought his first Bitcoin in 2013 when it was below USD 200 through localbitcoins. Passionate about the impact of technology on economies through the study of Economics of Blockchain. His research interest is primarily focused on the reduction of information asymmetry through ICOs/financial derivatives and the study of intelligent(multi-agent AIs)/economic agents of forward-looking digital frameworks such as the Blockchain.