Gordon Liao is the Chief Economist of Circle Internet Financials. In his current role, he is responsible for shaping the economic agenda and business economics model for the firm. Gordon has research interests in financial intermediation, international finance, and digital currencies. He is a Research Fellow at the Cornell Fintech Initiative and a co-chair of the National Association for Business Economics Finance Roundtable. In addition, he serves as an advisor to Uniswap Labs, where he previously led research. Throughout his career, Gordon has worked across the full spectrum of finance, from fixed income portfolio management at the Harvard Endowment to policy advising at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors to leading research and development in decentralized finance. His academic contributions have been published in journals such as the Review of Financial Studies and Journal of Financial Economics. Gordon holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics from Harvard College.