Recent Release | 16 Feb 2022

State Street Digital Assets Survey

Thought Leadership Team

Oxford Economics

In October 2021, we partnered with State Street to conduct a study of 300 CEOs, heads of corporate strategy, technology and operations executives and investment managers.

The findings, equal parts surprising and instructive, point to an overarching theme: While enthusiasm around digital finance is running high, understanding and education remains relatively low (even among financially sophisticated audiences).

About the team

Our Thought Leadership team produces original, evidence-based research made accessible to decision-makers and opinion leaders. Principals for this project included:

Ben Wright

Senior Research Manager, Thought Leadership

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Senior Research Manager, Thought Leadership

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Ben Wright supports global research studies for the Thought Leadership group. A member of the team since 2014, Ben has developed and supported projects on subjects including cloud computing, workforce development, risk management, and the future of money.

As a New York-based Associate Editor, Ben is involved in all aspects of the research process, from development and research of proposals, to survey drafting and analysis, to publicizing deliverables through social media and infographics. Ben’s experience in both design and writing allows him to work seamlessly between the two realms to communicate Oxford Economics’ research and expertise in the clearest and most effective manner.

Ben graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a degree in industrial design and a minor in creative writing. He has served as a copy editor for SCAD’s student newspaper, Mental Floss magazine, and Elmore magazine, as well as interning at Columbia University Press. Ben is currently an MFA candidate in Poetry at Hunter College.

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