ChangeNOW 2021


Sofie Blakstad




hiveonline is building better economies for producer communities, with a blockchain-based solution that digitises trust. Sofie's career has spanned technology development, system architecture, infrastructure delivery and business transformation and has built technology and businesses for eight major international banks, in 60 countries, with projects worth over USD 1bn. She is the author of books including "Fintech Revolution: Universal Inclusion in the New Financial Ecosystem" and multiple research papers, Sofie advises international organisations on sustainable applications of blockchain. She is Chair of the Edinburgh Futures Institute FI and Fintech advisory board and holds an MSc in Informatics. Sofie has twice been included in the Innovate Finance’s Women in Fintech Powerlist.