About Nesta

Nesta is an innovation foundation. For us, innovation means turning bold ideas into reality and changing lives for the better. We use our expertise, skills and funding in areas where there are big challenges facing society.

Kevin Werbach is Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where his research focuses on business and policy implications of emerging technologies such as AI and blockchain. He organises the Wharton Cryptogovernance Workshop and the Reg@Tech Roundtable. Previously, Werbach served on the Obama Administration’s Presidential Transition Team, founded the Supernova Group (a technology conference and consulting firm), helped develop the U.S. approach to internet policy during the Clinton Administration and created one of the most successful massive open online courses, with over 500,000 enrollments. His books include For the Win (2015), The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust (2018) and After the Digital Tornado (2020). Follow him on Twitter @kwerb.