About Lon Barfield
A computer scientist and design thinker, Lon Barfield has research, industry & start-up experience and is a lecturer and author. After joint degrees in Computer Science and Physics and a Masters in Computer Science he went on to work at the CWI: Holland's National Research Labs, co-founded the internet start-up General Design and worked on UX at Hewlett Packard Labs as well as a number of universities; Bristol, TU Delft, Utrecht, OU, UWE, City University, University of the Arts London and the Manchester Metropolitan University. While at Simpleweb Studio Block he worked on technologies and design issues in the distributed ledger space. He is a review editor for the journal ‘Frontiers in Blockchain’.