Alexander S. Blum is the Managing Partner of Block Collective (blockcollective.io), a blockchain consultancy and foundry. He studied at Tufts University, Arizona State University, and MIT. After completing his undergraduate degree, he joined the Peace Corps as an Economic Development Consultant, living with an indigenous tribe in Western Panama and without phone or internet service. Following his service, he started an international telecommunications social enterprise, designing and deploying wireless cellular infrastructure to unconnected, rural areas in Latin America, delivering service to over 50,000 people. For the past five years, Alexander and his team have been consulting on blockchain projects for Venture Capital groups, Fortune 500 businesses, and start-ups, providing “full-stack” consulting services. Past clients include Sweetbridge, Science Inc., and RealBlocks. He can be reached at email@example.com.