Our team

(Just so you know, in our vision of the future, “about” pages will be replaced by sovereign identities on distributed systems)

Stephen P. Williams


A longtime author and journalist, Stephen is passionate about the world-changing potential of distributed systems in a circular economy. His book, Blockchain: The Next Everything, to be published March 26, offers a clear, compelling review of blockchain culture and potential. His startup, Wm. Williams, is developing ways to use distributed technology to reduce materials use in fashion and other industries. Stephen has an MBA in sustainability from Bard, and an MA in Communications from Stanford.

He’s a storyteller at heart.


Reagan Richmond


Reagan is a strategy consultant focusing on social impact and clean energy innovation. She has worked in local government, nonprofits, academic institutions, and startups to advance a more equitable future. Her experience in building sustainability programs and setting strategy has taught her to rarely take a challenge at face value.

She applies system mapping to find opportunities for innovation where others see barriers. Reagan has worked with a variety of large and small companies, with widely different missions. From work on natural capital with JetBlue and sustainable supply chain with fashion leaders, to strategic partnership development at the Connecticut Green Bank and Community Solar deployment for affordable housing,

Reagan holds an M.B.A. in Sustainability from Bard College and B.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of Tennessee.