Phil Bonello


Head of Research

Phil Bonello has spent the last two and a half years researching cryptocurrency networks prior to joining Ikigai. Phil has published work on crypto asset valuation and frequently contributed project analysis to Messari crypto. He is particularly focused on the study of incentive mechanisms in crypto networks and the formation of autonomous markets. He believes that in crypto investing, it's crucial to remain secular while observing the religious. The intolerant minority is powerful. Prior to that, Phil worked at Narrative Science where he implemented language automation solutions for enterprise clients. Phil started his career at IBM, where he helped manage software implementations for Fortune 500 companies. 

Phil holds a B.S. from University of Michigan Engineering.