ConsenSys Social Impact

Blockchain Social Impact Projects

Our mission is to leverage emerging technologies to solve the world's most pressing issues.

Case Study

Project Bifrost

ConsenSys, Maker, and Dether teamed up to build Project Bifrost, a system that expedites and reduces the cost of delivering cash on the ground in crisis areas.

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Project Unblocked Cash Case Study: Revolutionizing humanitarian cash transfers in Vanuatu

An Ethereum-based Cash and Voucher Assistance and humanitarian solution enabling more speed, efficiency and transparency in financial aid for disaster relief.

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WORK WITH CONSENSYS SOCIAL IMPACT

Build

Using our in-house team of strategists and developers, we work closely with you to scope, craft, build, and deploy custom blockchain solutions.

Advise

We offer education, user research, white paper auditing, and technical evaluations for teams who are looking to build their own blockchain solutions.

Empower

We host events, launch hackathons, and offer mentorship and support to small organizations and teams building blockchain-based solutions to real-world problems.

The Social Impact Team

Robert Greenfield
Co-Founder ConsenSys Social Impact

Robert is the Global Social Impact Technical Lead at Consensys. His focus is supporting the firm in its consultancy, partnerships, and capacity building across the global social sector ecosystem. Prior, Robert has spent his professional career at Goldman Sachs, Teach for America, and Cisco Systems.

Silvia Rodriguez
Director of Strategic Partnerships in the Americas

Silvana Rodriguez is the Director for Strategic Partnerships for the Americas at ConsenSys. A former U.S. diplomat with the State Department from 2006 to 2018, Silvana most recently served as the Senior Partnerships Advisor in the Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships, where she focused on public-private partnerships exploring blockchain use for international development.

Sophie Gu

Sophie is a researcher working on blockchain projects in the humanitarian sector, with a focus on token economics, game theory and mechanism design. Previously she was a researcher at Ashoka Social Finance Services and at the Development Research Institute at NYU. Sophie received both her MA in Economics and her BA in Finance and Statistics from NYU.

Jon Lewis
Head of Product Design

Jon Lewis is a design entrepreneur from Honolulu. Jon has led the design efforts at startups and organizations across industries like smart government, modern education, clean energy, and the arts. His work has been recognized by a variety of global institutions such as Apple, Bloomberg, and Microsoft among others.

Alex Kostura
Strategy and Product Manager

Alex Kostura is focused on enhancing government performance and social sector outcomes through blockchain-based solutions. Before ConsenSys, Alex was a Partnerships Advisor with the Secretary's Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State and a Google Public Policy Fellow at the Center for Data Innovation.

Shailee Adinolfi
Director of Business Development, Public Sector Solutions

Shailee joined ConsenSys in August 2018 as Director of Business Development for Public Sector solutions. Prior to joining ConsenSys, she was Vice President at BanQu Inc., an ethereum based identity platform, and spent 11 years on USAID funded projects in economic growth, trade, financial services and technology in Africa, Asia and the Middle East with Chemonics Intl. Inc. and FHI 360. She started her career in Accenture's federal practice. She holds a BA in Business Administration and MA in International Affairs from American University.

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