Mikael Lindquist is a PhD student in informatics at the Department of Applied Information Technology, University of Gothenburg. He is part of the Blockchain Lab at the same department. In his research he focuses on design oriented questions related to the use of blockchain technologies in the public sector. Before his PhD education, Mikael earned a M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management and a M.Sc. in Informatics 2003. He has also worked 15 years in various roles within Systems and Business Development, mainly Business Intelligence Systems.