Dr. Merav Ozair is a data scientist, a quant strategist, and a Crypto/Blockchain expert. She has in-depth knowledge and experience in global financial markets and their market microstructure. Currently, Dr. Ozair applies her unique expertise to researching and investigating Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and the Blockchain ecosystem, digital assets, crypto markets, and specifically, Decentralized Finance (DeFi) space. She has been developing innovative methodologies to evaluate digital assets and crypto markets, including cryptocurrency indexes, valuation metrics, ratings, and tokenized products; and of particular focus – researching various DLT and DeFi solutions, including Decentralized Identity, and Decentralized Trust Privacy and Security.
Dr. Ozair is a FinTech Faculty member at Rutgers Business School (RBS). At RBS she has developed and teaches courses on blockchain and digital assets for both undergrads and graduate level; and is the Research Director of RBS Blockchain Hub. She serves as an Advisor and Researcher at the Rutgers Blockchain and FinTech Collaboratory; and is an Affiliated Professor at Rutgers Law School, focusing on DeFi.
She is a member of the Academic Advisory Board at INATBA (International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications) and serves on the Advisory Board of EQM Indexes – Blockchain Index Committee; she holds a Ph.D. from Stern Business School at NYU.
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