Dr. Sean Stein Smith, CPA, is a professor at the City University of New York – Lehman College, leader of the New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJCPA) Emerging Technologies Interest Group (#NJCPATech), and host of the NJCPA TechTalk Podcast. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, where he co-chairs the Accounting Work Group. Sean has been named one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting, and is a past winner of the NJCPA Ovation Award, among other honors. His award-winning research has been published in dozens of academic and practitioner publications. Sean is also a contributor for Forbes.com in the Crypto & Blockchain vertical. Find Sean on Twitter @SeanSteinSmith.