Sean Stein Smith, CPA, CMA, CGMA, CFE, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Business and Economics at the City University of New York. Professor Stein Smith is a highly sought-after speaker focusing on the intersection of financial services, blockchain, and cryptocurrencies. Sean is a weekly contributor to the Forbes.com Crypto & Blockchain vertical, is featured regularly on industry-leading podcasts, and is a recurring guest on media platforms including China Global TV Network.
Professor Stein Smith is a member of the Advisory Board for the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, which coordinates with the AICPA in developing standards and reporting frameworks in this emerging area.
Sean also sits on the Advisory Board of Gilded - a cryptocurrency payment startup, and is a strategic advisor to the Central Bank Crypto Currency Think Tank. His award winning research has been recognized by the American Accounting Association, the Institute for Management Accountants, and he is the recipient of several regional and nation-wide accounting industry awards. He has given dozens of presentations on blockchain technology, both domestically and internationally.