Alexandra (Lexy) Prodromos was one of the primary initiators of the Illinois Blockchain Initiative, a state of Illinois consortium dedicated to furthering blockchain development in Illinois, and worked as the only non-government affiliated member of the Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology's Blockchain Working Group. She also worked for nearly 4 years, practically since the company’s inception, at Bloq, Inc a leading enterprise grade blockchain software and services provider.
She was appointed as the Executive Director of the Chicago Blockchain Center, a public-private non-profit partnership that serves as a leading educational resource and ecosystem hub for blockchain and cryptocurrency focused companies in the Chicago/Illinois tech ecosystem. She is a regularly invited speaker in Chicago and internationally on the subject of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger technology, a Women Tech Founder award recipient in 2018, and was recently selected as a Crain’s Chicago Business 20 in their 20’s, class of 2019.
Lexy received her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in Political Science from Pepperdine University, and her Master of Science degree in Information Systems from Northwestern University. She is an active member of the Hellenic-American community, frequently volunteering for various philanthropic efforts, and also serves as Chicago Co-Chair for the Heritage Greece chapter of the National Hellenic Society. In early 2020 she was selected as a Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC) 2030 fellow.