Dr. Hamed Khaledi is an institutional economist and experimental data scientist working on Distributed Governance, Collective Intelligence, FinTech, Blockchain Technology, Smart Contracts, and Distributed Autonomous Organizations (DAOs). He uses Response Surface Methodology, Online Experimentation, and Agent-Based Simulation to evaluate and compare different Collective Intelligence protocols and DAOs.
He currently conducts research as the principal investigator in the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He has been designing and experimenting different DAOs and Collective Design processes at the University of Texas at Austin and Michigan State University. He is the Editor in Chief of the first crowdsourced journal (DistributedJournal.com) in the world.