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Anthony Lewis Director of Research at R3


Antony is Director of Research at R3 in Singapore. In this role he researches and explains the evolving concepts, technologies and vendors in the distributed ledger technology landscape for R3’s financial services clients, policymakers, and the wider Singapore and APAC community.  He leads R3’s blockchain initiatives for central banks. Antony is author of “The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains”, an essential guide for anyone who needs to learn about cryptocurrencies, ICOs, and business blockchains.  Written in plain English, it provides a balanced and hype-free grounding in the essential concepts behind the revolutionary technology. He also writes a personal blog explaining this technology at ‪‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬. He has been working professionally in the distributed ledger industry since joining itBit (now Paxos) in 2013. In 2015-16 he independently consulted to clients in the finance, consulting, legal, policy, and education sectors. Prior to bitcoins and blockchains, Antony was a technology project and product manager at Credit Suisse in London and Singapore having started his banking career as an FX trader at Barclays Capital.

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