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Sean Stein Smith

Assistant Professor of Economics and Business, Lehman College, CUNY

Sean Stein Smith is a professor at the City University of New York – Lehman College. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, where he chairs the Accounting Work Group. Sean sits on the Advisory Board of Gilded, a TechStars ’19 company and startup accelerator participant, and serves as a Strategic Advisor to the Central Bank Digital Currency Think Tank. He has a weekly column with Forbes, in the Crypto & Blockchain vertical. Sean is also the immediate past chairperson of the NJCPA's Emerging Technologies Interest Group (#NJCPATech), where he hosts the NJCPA TechTalk Podcast, and is the President-Elect of the NYSSCPA Manhattan-Bronx Chapter. He is a Visiting Research Fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research, and has written a book that will be published in late 2021.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor - Economics and Business , Brooklyn College


  • 2015 
    Capella University , Doctorate of Business Administration