Walid Al-Saqaf is a senior lecturer in media technology and journalism at Södertörn University in Stockholm, Sweden where his research tackles blockchain use cases in media and journalism. He serves as a member of Internet Society’s (ISOC) Board of Trustees and has been an advocate for studying potential uses of blockchain technology beyond cryptocurrencies. He serves as the Vice President of the ISOC Blockchain Special Interest Group and is a frequent trainer, speaker and participant in blockchain events around the world.