Alexandra Prodromos is the Executive Director of the newly created Chicago Blockchain Center, a public-private non-profit partnership that serves as a leading educational resource and startup incubator of blockchain focused companies in the Chicago/Illinois tech ecosystem. In addition, Alexandra is one of the primary initiators of the Illinois Blockchain Initiative, a state of Illinois consortium dedicated to furthering blockchain development in Illinois. Since 2016, she has been the Research and Marketing Strategist at Bloq, Inc, one of the most influential enterprise grade blockchain companies worldwide. Alexandra is a regularly invited speaker in Chicago and nationally on the subject of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger technology.