Neha Narula

Director of Digital Currency Initiative, Media Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Neha Narula is the Director of the Digital Currency Initiative at the MIT Media Lab. She received her PhD in computer science from MIT in 2015, where she worked on concurrency control for scalable distributed systems and databases. Her current research interests are in cryptocurrencies and distributed systems. Neha is a member of the World Economic Forum s Global Futures Council on Blockchain and has given a TED talk on the future of money. In a previous life, she helped relaunch the news aggregator Digg and was a senior software engineer at Google.