Badri Narayanan Gopalakrishnan
Economist working on Blockchain, public policy and business strategy
Dr. Badri Narayanan is an affiliate faculty member and economist with the School of Environmental and Forestry Sciences, University of Washington-Seattle. His broad expertise lies in the area of international trade policy analysis in relation to agricultural, industrial, labor, energy/environmental and health issues, both from economic and inter-disciplinary perspectives, employing a variety of quantitative models. Recently, he has been working on several other issues such as business economics of new technologies, including blockchain, internet of things, cloud, 3-d printing, robotics, drones, etc., advising several start-ups in these sectors. He is also currently affiliated with McKinsey and Company, since 2015, as a consulting economist. Furthermore, he co-founded an international firm that focuses on economic model consulting, namely, Infinite-Sum Modeling Inc., with offices in Canada, USA, India and China.