Blockchain Research Focus
John researches public Blockchains and Digital Assets including Cryptocurrencies, Stable Coins, Utility Tokens, Non-Fungible Tokens, and Security Tokens.
He has followed Initial Coin Offerings since investing in the Ethereum genesis block.
His knowledge of primary capital markets and tokenization provides a framework for understanding the new capital markets emerging, their investable assets, and the implications for traditional buy and sell-side business models.
Equity Capital Markets
John has advised Boards and senior executives across financial services on strategy, capital raising, and advisory.
He spent fourteen years in equity capital markets (ECM) within investment banking at Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, and Macquarie Capital.
He was Head of Emerging Markets ECM, Macquarie Capital; Natural Resources ECM, Macquarie Capital; and Middle East ECM, Goldman Sachs.
His experience straddles both public and private equity markets advising governments, private equity, venture capital, and corporates.
He attended the Executive Program at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Sheffield University Management School, and is ACA qualified in England & Wales.
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22 September 2019The highly-anticipated launch of Bakkt by Intercontinental Exchange, the parent of the New York Stock Exchange, has arrived. This heralds a new…
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Celent Roundtable | Next Generation Capital Markets: Technology Supporting Front to Back Investment and Trading (Invitation Only)24 October 2019 13:45 - 18:00 EDT (18:45 BST, 19:45 CEST)
United StatesOVERVIEW: Celent is pleased to bring our next installment of Celent’s Roundtable Series to New York on October 24th, 2019 This exclusive, invit…
Celent Roundtable | Next Generation Capital Markets: Technology Supporting Front to Back Investment and Trading19 September 2019 13:00 - 18:00 BST (08:00 EDT, 14:00 CEST)
55 Baker Street, United KingdomOVERVIEW: This exclusive, invitation-only event will allow senior leaders from leading financial firms to discuss the latest trends, development…
8 August 2019
Webinar: 7:30 AM San Francisco | 10:30 AM New York | 3:30 PM London, United StatesJoin us for this is encore performance of Research Director John Dwyer's recent presentation at the CFA Institute's Annual conference addressing…
12 May 2019
London, United KingdomJohn Dwyer will be a Keynote on Implications of Institutional & Regulatory Legitimacy for Bitcoin at this year’s 72nd CFA Institute Annual Confe…
3 May 20195 reasons to worry about Facebook’s cryptocoin Payments Source, John Adams, Friday, 03 May 2019, Facebook’s pursuit of a crypto-based payment s…