Digital Money DEMYSTIFIED™ Leadership Consulting
Dr. Tonya M. Evans, Your Financial Futurist™
Dr. Evans empowers leaders of legacy corporate and academic institutions to enter, and excel in, the future of business in the new digital economy. She expertly prepares yesterday’s executives for tomorrow’s disruption in web3 and beyond.
Dr. Evans works closely with executive leadership, via 1:1 consulting, virtual and on-site trainings, in-person and virtual courses, and corporate events to:
You’ve come to the right place if you’ve wanted to want to remain competitive, relevant, productive, you’ve been wading through the deluge of information on cable news, social media and YouTube University. There’s a lot of fear, uncertainty and doubt about crypto assets and the broader macroeconomics outlook, and you don’t want to lose the wave of innovation momentum BUT you also don’t want to drown or swept away by the strong under toe of misinformation.
Consider me your leadership lifeboat to ensure your company not only survives this tidal wave of innovation in the future of work and wealth, but THRIVES, so that your company remains on the leading edge to outpace the competition!
Succeed at the intersection of law, business and technology and to develop the type of opportunity, sustained growth and impact only available to the most savvy, forward-thinking leaders.
About Dr. Tonya M. Evans
Tonya M. Evans (@IPProfEvans) is a global leader, accomplished academic and administrator, world-renowned speaker and crypto policy and education advisor, with over twenty years of experience in law, academia, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. Dr. Evans currently serves as tenured Full Professor at Penn State Dickinson Law School with a five-year co-hire appointment to the Penn State Institute for Computational and Data Sciences to pursue her interdisciplinary research.
Her work focuses on the legal, regulatory, policy, and economic justice implications of new technologies and innovation; specifically, distributed ledger technologies, cryptocurrencies and other cryptographically secured digital assets including non-fungible tokens (NFTs), decentralized finance (DeFi), and decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs).
Dr. Evans was named to the prestigious Forbes 50 Over 50 List in the category of Investment to honor 50 women who are shaping the future of finance, fueling high-growth businesses and forging a more innovative and inclusive financial future; to the American Bar Association Legal Technology Resource Center’s 2022 Women of Legal Tech list; and the Fastcase 50 of 2021 list, an annual award that recognizes 50 of the smartest, most courageous, innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders in the law. She was also named to the congressional candidate Maxwell Alejandro Frost’s 2022 Blockchain Advisory Council. In 2018, Prof. Evans received the inaugural Blockchain Enterprise Award in the category of Governance and Policy Leadership during the Blockchain Revolution Global Conference in Toronto.
Prior to joining the Dickinson Law faculty, Dr. Evans served as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at the UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law, created and directed the law school’s Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Law Online Professional Certificate Program.
Dr. Evans served as Chairperson of the Maker DAO’s Maker Ecosystem Growth Foundation from 2020-2021 to oversee the final phase and full decentralization of the MakerDAO. She is also member of the Bermuda Global FinTech Advisory Board, and Observing Member of the Global Blockchain Business Council.
In 2020, Dr. Evans created the Advantage Evans™ Academy and launched her popular course, From Cash to Crypto™, and NFT Law Guide for Creatives and Collectors. She also hosts a weekly show, the Tech Intersect™ Podcast, that features both new and notables working at the intersection of law, business, and technology to lead in the future of work, wealth and creativity.