Dr. Markus Franke is a Partner at cLabs, and a co-creator of Celo. Celo’s mission is to build a financial system that creates the conditions for prosperity—for everyone. Markus is focused on research, platform economics and stability. He’s been working at the intersection of finance, economics, and research for the past 15+ years, including at J.P.Morgan, Merrill Lynch, risklab, AllianzGI, and at various research institutions including the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Columbia Business School in New York and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He holds a PhD in economics.