Katt Gu is a researcher and advisor at Strategic Coin. Her clients range from Bertelsmann to the governments of Taiwan and Malta, for whom she has provided in-depth industry knowledge and informed decisions regarding legislation and investment. She is also a co-founder of Chainroc Consulting, where she provided consultancy to Opiria’s PDATA, Refereum, Job.com and several other leading blockchain startups. Gu received a JD degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and is currently a PhD student in that university’s top-ranked Informatics program. She has published several papers in academic journals focusing on regulation of advanced technology and entrepreneurial law.