Phillip Silitschanu is the Research Director for IDC Financial Insights responsible for Worldwide Blockchain, Crypto and NFT Strategies. Mr. Silitschanu’s core research coverage includes Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, and NFT across all industries, globally. Notably in financial services, government, supply chain, institutional, art, collectibles, and intellectual property; in addition to related regulatory topics.

Mr. Silitschanu is also a member of the Board of Advisors of the International Due Diligence Organization. He been involved in Blockchain and Crypto since 2013, writing his first white paper on the subject in 2014, and has spoken at many Blockchain and Crypto conferences, including developing a Blockchain / DeFi conference in NYC. He has also produced numerous further white papers on the use of Blockchain in financial services, as well as numerous consulting engagements for research firms and financial services firms. He joined a Blockchain / STO start-up, which was acquired by a VC firm, prior to joining IDC.

Juris Doctor from Stetson University
MBA from Babson College
BS in Finance from Boston University
Is widely recognized in the press as an expert on the application of blockchain in global capital markets and financial services.
Has been cited extensively in Barron’s, Business Week, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Funds Europe, Investments & Pensions Europe, and more.
Has taught courses on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) in Latin American, Blockchain, and others
Co-authored the Euromoney Books “Multi-Manager Funds: Long Only Strategies for Managers and Investors.”