John Schindler is an Associate Director in the Division of Financial Stability at the Federal Reserve Board. His current focus is financial innovation. He founded the Financial Stability Board’s Financial Innovation Network in 2012 and chaired the group until 2018. From 2008-09, he took leave from the Fed to serve as the Chief International Economist at the Treasury Department. John has been a lecturer at Johns Hopkins University since 2005, and he has also spent time as a visiting professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and as a visiting scholar at the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean. John has published papers on a range of topics including measuring financial conditions, crisis modeling, and China. He received his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. John is married and has five children.