Lamont Black

DePaul University in Chicago
Associate Professor of Finance

Dr. Lamont Black is a finance professor at DePaul University in Chicago and a recognized expert on emerging technologies including artificial intelligence, cryptocurrency, blockchain, and the metaverse. He recently joined Filene Research Institute as a Fellow and is now doing research on “The Credit Union of the Future.”

Dr. Black is a regularly invited speaker for conferences, strategy sessions, and the media to discuss the impact of emerging tech on business strategy. His award-winning teaching has been featured in the Chicago Tribune and includes courses on business technology, data analytics, and cryptocurrency. Prior to joining DePaul, Dr. Black was an economist at the Federal Reserve in Washington D.C. during the financial crisis.

He received a Ph.D. in finance and economics from Indiana University and a B.A. from Stanford University. His personal website has additional information about his speaking, teaching, and research. And you can now watch Dr. Black on AmazonPrime and AppleTV in the new crypto documentary “The Highest of Stakes”!