Dr. Lamont Black is a finance professor at DePaul University in Chicago and a recognized expert on emerging technologies including cryptocurrency, blockchain, the metaverse, and artificial intelligence. Dr. Black is a regularly invited speaker for conferences, board sessions, and the media to discuss the impact of these technologies on business strategy. His teaching on cryptocurrency and blockchain focuses on financial applications and has been featured in the Chicago Tribune. Dr. Black also teaches courses on data analytics and technology with a focus on business process automation.
Prior to joining DePaul, Dr. Black was an economist at the Federal Reserve in Washington D.C. during the financial crisis. He received a Ph.D. in finance and economics from Indiana University and a B.A. from Stanford University. His personal website lamontblack.com has additional information about his speaking, teaching, and research.