An accomplished entrepreneur and consumer-facing product developer with a strong bias for creating Industry-first technology. Passionate for placing disruptive technology in the hands of millions. Founder, token.rest Inc., developing emerging technology, platforms, and data science applications. Government Blockchain Association Leader for the Western United States and Canada.
“Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much.” -Helen Keller
Corporate and finance partner in the New York office of Sullivan & Worcester LLP and is the head of the Firm’s Fintech and Blockchain Practice Group. A seasoned advisor, strategist, and problem solver.
A member of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance’s Legal Working Group, which is developing guidance on best practices for Blockchain. Member of the Digital Currency & Ledger Defense Coalition, a coalition of lawyers and academics who focus on the legal issues surrounding blockchain, digital currency, and distributed ledger technology.
Structured the first issuance of digital securities utilizing blockchain for Overstock.com and helped in launching Overstock’s distributed ledger platform, tZero. “Deal Maker of the Year,” Finance Monthly, 2014 ($1.5 billion issuances by Tech Co.); & The Legal 500 U.S. (2009-2018)
Works on policy initiatives on global regulatory issues for blockchain on behalf of the Global Blockchain Business Council, the Blockchain Research Institute, and Wharton Reg@Tech. Led a panel discussion about Blockchain best practices at the World Economic Forum in Davos.