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.
25 March 2019Digital assets are gaining traction with institutional investors, and new digital asset-focused financial institutions are emerging. Here we expl…
15 March 2019Facebook Coin The market has been speculating about Facebook’s blockchain strategy in recent weeks. Indeed, Barclays’ internet analyst reported t…
11 February 2019Voyager is a Fincen-regulated digital asset broker that provides retail and institutional investors with best execution, data, wallet, and custod…
4 February 2019As we have often repeated, security tokens harness the power of public blockchains with the regulatory legitimacy of traditional financial market…
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 Confer…
16 October 2018 14:00 - 18:00 EDT (19:00 BST, 20:00 CEST)
1166 Avenue of the Americas 28th Floor, United StatesOVERVIEW: Risk and compliance in the financial industry is at a watershed moment. While continuing to be heavily invested in legacy operational r…
27 September 2018 09:00 - 13:00 BST (04:00 EDT, 10:00 CEST)
55 Baker Street, United KingdomOVERVIEW: Risk and compliance in the financial industry is at a watershed moment. While continuing to be heavily invested in legacy operational r…
27 September 2018 14:00 - 18:00 BST (09:00 EDT, 15:00 CEST)
55 Baker Street, United KingdomOVERVIEW: Celent is pleased to bring our next installment of Celent's Roundtable Series to London on 27 September, 2018. This exclusive, invitati…