Gordon Liao serves as the Chief Economist at Circle International Financial, a leading financial services firm building payment infrastructure for the internet. He is also a Research Fellow at the Cornell Fintech Initiative and a co-chair of the National Association for Business Economics Finance Roundtable. In addition, he advises Uniswap Labs, where he previously led research. Gordon’s experience spans the full spectrum of finance, from fixed income trading and portfolio management at the Harvard endowment to policy advising at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors to leading research and development in decentralized finance. His academic contributions have been published in respected journals such as the Review of Financial Studies and Journal of Financial Economics. His work has been featured in Bloomberg, WSJ, Barrons, PYMNTS, among others. Gordon holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics from Harvard College.