Colin Jones is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Outerlands Capital, an innovative digital asset manager built on world-class experience in blockchain development and institutional finance. Prior to Outerlands, Jones was Head of Strategic Investments at Horizen Labs, a blockchain technology company securing the world’s transition to Web3. Before Horizen Labs, Jones spent over a decade in higher education as a finance professor, most recently at the University of Notre Dame where he served as an associate teaching professor and faculty director for the Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing. Prior to his academic career, he spent time in startups, venture capital, and economic development. Jones holds a PhD in finance from Penn State University, an MBA from William & Mary.
Centers and Practice Areas
Extends the reach and impact of the Milken Institute to the Asia-Pacific region
Center for Financial Markets
Conducts research and constructs programs designed to facilitate smooth and efficient operation of financial markets
Center for the Future of Aging
Advances healthy longevity and financial security for all through high-impact policies, research, convenings, and multisector partnerships.
Center for Public Health
Develops research, programs, and initiatives designed to envision and activate sustainable solutions leading to better health for individuals and communities worldwide.
Center for Regional Economics and California Center
Analyzes the dynamics that drive job creation and promote industry expansion
Center for Strategic Philanthropy
Empowers philanthropists to effectively address some of the world's most urgent problems
Clears roadblocks that prevent medical breakthroughs from reaching patients sooner
Financial Innovations Labs
Addressing society's greatest challenges through a financial lens
Global Market Development
Working with government partners in emerging and developing economies to build strong, domestic financial markets.
Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream
Anyone with a dream should have the opportunity to make it come true—through determination and an economic system that works for all
Addressing global policy issues on Health Economics, International Finance, and Regional Economics
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Government and Policy Engagement
Collaborating across all levels of government to advance finance and health policy priorities that address global challenges.
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