Dr. Asma Salman is an Associate Professor of Finance, serving at the College of Business Administration, at American University in the Emirates. She completed her MBA in Finance & Accounting and earned a PhD in Finance from School of Management at Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China. With research credentials from Brunel Business School, at Brunel University, London, she has been actively engaged in scientific research and has published credible articles in International Journals & Conferences. One of her recent publications on “Bitcoin” has gained wide visibility across the world. She recently went on to achieve the Blockchain Explorer certification from IBM. Dr. Salman also served as the Dubai Cohort supervisor for students under the Nottingham Business School DBA program where she was affiliated as a visiting scholar for eight years. Research has made her gain several awards and honors around the globe. Research interests include, Accounting, International Finance, Blockchain and Digital Currencies.