Dr Emiliano Pagnotta is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Imperial College Business School. His research focuses on the exchange of financial assets and the organization and evolution of the markets where those assets trade in. Recent work by Dr. Pagnotta analyzes the role of technology and speed in stock and derivatives markets and the valuation of Bitcoin and other blockchain assets. His research is regularly presented in leading academic and professional conferences and published in academic journals such as Econometrica. He holds a PhD in Economics from Northwestern University.