Tech Intersect™ Podcast

The Tech Intersect™ Podcast is a weekly show that features engaging conversations with rising stars and industry leaders that help you demystify leading-edge trends at the heart of where law, business and tech intersect.

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Topics include the business, legal and ethical issues that have emerged due to the meteoric rise of Web 3.0 technologies like blockchain and cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence and machine learning, virtual and augmented reality and connected devices that make up the Internet of things (IoT). Some of the greatest innovations present some of our most pressing legal issues and business concerns around data integrity, privacy, and security. And speaking of business, we also cover leadership, entrepreneurship, upskilling, new collar jobs, social impact, inclusion and equity and all things related to the future of technology, work and the world.

To sum it all up, you’ll hear from both new and notable legal, business and technology experts all selected to help to keep you ahead of the curve and “in the know”!

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About Your Host

Dr. Tonya M. Evans is a distinguished full tenured professor at Penn State Dickinson Law, renowned for her expertise in fintech, Web3, intellectual property, and financial inclusion. With a remarkable background and extensive accolades, Professor Evans has solidified her position as a global thought leader in these domains.

Professor Evans’ outstanding achievements have earned her widespread recognition, including the esteemed 2023 EDGE in Tech Athena Award for Academic Leadership. She is an exclusive member of the invitation-only Northwestern University Alumni C100 and has been honored as a nominee for Professor of the Year in 2020-21. Furthermore, she was featured on the highly regarded 2021 Forbes Over 50 List in the Investment category and named in the prestigious Fastcase 50 list.

Professor Evans’ expertise extends to her involvement in significant legislative discussions. She has testified before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Digital Assets, Financial Technology and Inclusion, where she provided invaluable insights into the legal and regulatory aspects of fintech, Web3, and the importance of financial inclusion.

What People Say about Prof. Tonya

Her knowledge of blockchain technology is outstanding and she truly inspired the attendees with her talk. She is a professional and down-to-earth leader to watch.

Jumoke K. Dada, HUE Tech Summit

[She] was speaker on our regulatory panel at our Association’s Inaugural Blockchain in Healthcare Summit. She was an active participant and contributed insightful and meaningful value to conversations on regulatory frameworks that will aid in Blockchain’s widespread adoption.

Chrissa MacFarlane, Founder+CEO, Patientory

Her unique ability to teach in any setting made a difficult subject dissolve into an easy conversation. I recommend her as a public speaker who will put effort into her participation in an event.

Joseph Hernandez, Voice of Blockchain