Uniswap Labs Hires Former Federal Reserve Economist

Uniswap Labs, the primary developer of the decentralized finance protocol Uniswap, has hired former Federal Reserve economist Gordon Liao to lead its research branch. Liao highlighted various reasons for his move from the Fed, such as his excitement surrounding the many innovations in the crypto space.  From CeFi to DeFi A primary contributor to crypto’s largest decentralized exchange has revealed an important new hire.  Dr. Gordon Liao, a former Federal Reserve economist and Harvard Ph.D. in Economics, announced today that he would be leaving the Fed to become Uniswap Labs’ new head of research. In a 12-part Twitter thread, Uniswap Labs’ new hire detailed why he decided to leave the Fed for the world of decentralized finance. 

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