Nick has over 20 years of experience in financial services specializing in quantitative portfolio management, Blockchain, trading technology and innovation.
In 2016 he co-founded the open source science project electricchain.org. ElectriCChain is a tool for monitoring global solar energy production and pollution in real time. It was designed with the goal to read data from the world’s 7 million solar energy generators to monitor the sky and post data to public and private blockchains.
In 2014 he created SolarCoin, a global solar energy incentive program using blockchain technology, and his book, "The Nature of Value, how to invest in the Adaptive economy”, was published.
He has served as a senior analyst for several NYC-based hedge funds and Starlab.
He holds a BA in Cultural Anthropology from the Univ. of Iowa, an MBA from Ecole de Ponts et Chaussees in France. He has held Series 3, 7, 63 & FSA licenses and the CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) designation.