Former Head of Crypto and Digital Asset Investment Banking, Bank of America
Ed Han most recently was a managing director and Head of Crypto and Digital Asset Investment Banking at Bank of America where he joined in 2013. Ed specialized in strategic advisory for crypto related businesses, to include mergers and acquisitions, as well as capital raising activity. In addition, Ed co-led efforts regarding policy development and governance for crypto related activities for global corporate investment banking at Bank of America. Prior to this role, Ed led coverage of alternative asset management and specialty finance with a focus on private credit.
Prior to joining Bank of America, Ed was in the Financial Institutions Group at Deutsche Bank Securities focused on specialty finance where he joined in 2008. Ed is a former United States Marine Infantry Officer, where he earned the rank of Captain and served with combat distinguishment in the Global War on Terror and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Ed received his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.S. in Quantitative Economics from the United States Naval Academy. Ed is a class of 2022 Presidential Leadership Scholar, a co-founder of Veterans in Digital Assets (VIDA) and sits on the leadership committee of the Bob Woodruff Foundation. In addition, Ed is a senior advisor to Anagram Ltd.
Commissioner, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero was sworn in as a CFTC Commissioner on March 30, 2022, after being nominated by President Biden in September 2021, and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate. She previously served for a decade as the Special Inspector General for TARP (SIGTARP), after being nominated by President Obama and unanimously confirmed by the Senate. She led a nationwide federal law enforcement agency and watchdog over TARP, where the U.S. Government became a shareholder in banks, the automotive industry and insurance industry; owned, exchanged, and traded in securities and derivatives; and administered foreclosure relief for consumers.
Commissioner Goldsmith Romero previously served at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including as counsel to SEC Chairs Schapiro and Cox during the 2008 financial crisis, and as senior counsel in the Enforcement Division, where she investigated securities law violations, including financial institution fraud, insider trading, hedge funds, and retail investor fraud. Early in her career, the Commissioner worked at law firms and served a federal judicial clerkship.
Commissioner Goldsmith Romero’s leadership has protected markets, the financial system, investors and consumers. She has testified before Congress 13 times and meets often with Congress on policy issues related to the financial system and regulation. She served on a group of inspectors general conducting oversight of the Financial Stability Oversight Council. She led SIGTARP’s investigations into bank fraud, securities fraud, violations of bank and securities laws, money laundering, corruption, mortgage fraud, and conspiracy. These resulted in recoveries of $11 billion, criminal charges against 465 defendants, and Department of Justice, SEC, and other federal and state enforcement actions against financial institutions, corporations, and individuals. These landmark cases had lasting impact to make the financial system safer.
SIGTARP was known for its unique ability to find fraud in financial institutions. SIGTARP’s investigations resulted in criminal charges against 100 bankers, with courts sentencing 74 to prison. Her actions to protect markets and investors led SIGTARP to uncover fraudulent practices in mortgage-backed securities that had never been addressed by any other federal agency. These cases resulted in DOJ and SEC enforcement actions, and widespread changes to industry sales tactics. She also led investigations resulting in prison sentences for more than 100 mortgage fraudsters.
Commissioner Goldsmith Romero was an adjunct law professor teaching an advanced securities regulation course at Georgetown Law and a cryptocurrency regulation course at The University of Virginia Law School.
Commissioner Goldsmith Romero lives in Virginia with her wife and is an empty-nester to three adult daughters.
Chief Operating Officer, Uniswap Labs
Mary-Catherine (MC) Lader is the Chief Operating Officer of Uniswap Labs, a developer of foundational web3-based products and applications. In this role, she oversees the company’s growth efforts, strategic initiatives, and operations. Previously, she held various leadership roles at BlackRock, including as the Global Head of the firm’s digital sustainability business, Chief Operating Officer of the firm’s digital wealth business, and leader of the firm’s strategic fintech investments and blockchain activities. MC began her career as an investor in Goldman Sachs’ Special Situations Group. She received her J.D. and M.B.A. degrees at Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School, respectively, and her B.A. at Brown University.
CEO of Securities Services and Digital, BNY Mellon
Roman Regelman is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Securities Services and Digital. He is a member of BNY Mellon’s Executive Committee.
Securities Services includes Asset Servicing and Issuer Services, which comprises the Corporate Trust and Depositary Receipts businesses. As CEO of Securities Services, Roman focuses on product strategy and development to accelerate the transformation of Securities Services into a more data- and analytics-led business. He is responsible for driving end-to-end delivery of solutions to our Asset Servicing and Corporate Trust and Depositary Receipts clients.
As Head of Digital, Roman sets the direction for the firm’s digital future and drives investments in our digital capabilities, including data management, analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics.
Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Roman took on senior leadership roles that spanned Chief Operating Officer, Chief Digital Officer, Head of Transformation and Head of Customer Journeys. He was a partner and managing director of Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he co-led its Financial Institutions Digital business and led Customer Journey, North American Financial Institutions Operations and Lean Practices. At BCG, he ran numerous financial institution and service company transformations, including end-to-end customer journeys, process digitization, Agile, restructuring technology and operations. Prior to BCG, he worked at Booz and Company, Bain & Company, NerveWire/Wipro, Mitchell Madison Group, One Core, GTE/BBN and Gazeta Distribution.
Roman earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from St. Petersburg State Technical University, St. Petersburg, Russia and a Master of Business Administration from Olin Graduate Business School at Babson College, Wellesley, Mass. He is a recognized author and thought leader on digital and financial services industry topics.
Chief Security Officer, Coinbase
Philip is the Chief Security Officer for Coinbase. In his role, he is responsible for developing the technology, processes and team that safely store one of the world’s largest holdings of cryptocurrency. Under his stewardship, Coinbase has safely held more than $180 billion in crypto on its platform for retail and institutional customers and ecosystem partners, without ever experiencing a breach or loss of customer funds. He is responsible for the team pioneering industry-leading standards for managing private cryptographic keys and sophisticated cybersecurity technologies to safeguard a wide range of crypto assets. In addition to his work securing the assets of Coinbase’s customers, Philip also manages the insurance program that covers them in case of a breach. It is one of the largest and most comprehensive policies of its type. Prior to Coinbase, Philip built and led the Incident Response and Security Engineering teams at Palantir Technologies, developed new virtual infrastructure at Amazon A9 and spent a decade as a US Army counterintelligence agent, in a range of foreign and domestic roles.
Global Chief Compliance Officer, Binance
Noah joined Binance in 2023 as its Global Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to Binance, he worked at Gemini, first as CCO and then as Chief Operating Officer. He also served as President and CEO of the Gemini Trust Company, LLC, a New York trust company regulated by the New York State Department of Financial Services. Before starting in crypto, he was a Managing Director and the Global Head of Financial Crimes at Morgan Stanley, where he had legal and compliance responsibility for the Firm’s Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions, Anti-Boycott, Anti-Corruption and Government and Political Activities programs.
Earlier in his career he was the Division Counsel for the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division. Prior to his stint with DEA he was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York where he held several supervisory posts including Special Coordinator for Crimes against Children and Deputy Chief of the Narcotics Section. Noah is a graduate of Harvard College and Columbia University Law School.
Superintendent, New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS)
Adrienne A. Harris was nominated to lead the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) by Governor Kathy Hochul in August, 2021 and confirmed by the New York State Senate on January 25, 2022.
Superintendent Harris began her career as an Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City representing a number of U.S. and non-U.S. based corporations in various forms of litigation and regulatory matters, before accepting a position at the United States Department of the Treasury under President Obama.
While at the Treasury Department, Superintendent Harris served as a Senior Advisor to both Acting Deputy Secretary and Under Secretary for Domestic Finance Mary Miller, and Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin. Her work ranged from financial reform efforts to identifying solutions to the student loan crisis, analyzing the nexus between foreign investment and national security, and working to promote financial inclusion and health in communities throughout the country.
Following her time at the Treasury Department, Superintendent Harris joined The White House, where she was appointed as Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, as part of the National Economic Council. In this role, she managed the financial services portfolio, which included developing and executing strategies for financial reform and the implementation of Dodd-Frank, consumer protections for the American public, cybersecurity and housing finance reform priorities.
After leaving the White House in January 2017, Superintendent Harris went on to serve as General Counsel and Chief Business Officer at States Title, Inc. (now DOMA), which provides a more simple and affordable closing experience for homebuyers.\n\nPrior to being nominated, she also served as a Professor and as Faculty Co-Director at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy’s Center on Finance, Law and Policy at the University of Michigan, as well as a Senior Advisor at the Brunswick Group in Washington, D.C.
Head of Financial Crime Compliance, Binance
Mr. Gambaryan was assigned to the investigation involving the corrupt members of the Baltimore Silk Road Task Force, as well as the investigation of Ripple Labs (XRP). Tigran is also the IRS-CI investigator who, together with HSI, arrested the operator of the world’s largest illegal BitTorrent download website, Kick Ass Torrents. Tigran lead the investigation and shutdown of BTC-e bitcoin exchange and the arrest of its operator Alexander Vinnik. Tigran also investigated Alphabay, Wall Street Marketplace, and Welcome2Video. More recently, Special Agent Gambaryan and his partners at the Federal Bureau of Investigations and the United States Secret Service investigated the “VIP” Twitter hack.
In 2015, Special Agent Gambaryan became the IRS-CI representative at the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force (NCIJTF), investigating matters related to national security and terrorism financing. Special Agent Gambaryan was one of the founding members of the NCIJTF Digital Currency Group.
In 2016, Special Agent Gambaryan joined the IRS-CI Washington DC Cyber Crimes Group (CCU). At the CCU, Special Agent Gambaryan investigated identity theft, digital currency laundering, distribution of child pornography, tax evasion, terrorism financing, nation-state hacking, and bank secrecy act violations.
In 2019, Special Agent Gambaryan was assigned to Europol as a liaison officer to the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3).
Deputy District Attorney, Santa Clara County
Erin West has spent 24 years as a Deputy District Attorney in Santa Clara County, California. She has special expertise in cryptocurrency, high tech crimes, hate crimes and search and seizure. Ms. West is currently assigned as the prosecutor to the REACT Task Force, a multi-agency high tech team made up of law enforcement from local and federal agencies. Alongside the agents at REACT, Ms. West was one of the first nationwide to investigate and prosecute SIM-swapping, resulting in millions of dollars of losses of cryptocurrency to both individuals and businesses. Careful tracing and swift seizures enabled recovery and return to victims of a significant portion of the assets. Ms. West recently developed an online community known as the “Law Enforcement Crypto Coalition” to assist law enforcement at all levels in tackling cryptocurrency-related crime through education and cooperation.
Head of Digital Art and NFTs, Sotheby's
Michael Bouhanna joined Sotheby’s London as a Contemporary Art Specialist in 2017, assuming a leading role on the Contemporary Art Day auction team after previously heading the Contemporary Art auction in Paris. A specialist in the market for work by young and emerging artists, Bouhanna drove Sotheby’s first foray in the NFT art market in 2021 and was appointed head of Digital Art and NFTs the same year.
Under Michael’s stewardship, Sotheby’s was recognized by Forbes Blockchain 50 and TIME100 Most Influential Companies of 2022 for its innovation in and expansion of the NFT art market. In June 2021, Michael spearheaded the company’s first curated NFT auction, Natively Digital, a showcase of leading artists in this space. Michael’s Natively Digital auctions set multiple artists’ all-time record and achieved a total sale of $40 million across three editions. The auction series also recorded some of the highest single-lot sale prices in the history of digital art, such as the sale of a rare Cryptopunk for $11 million, 101 Bored Apes Yacht Club for $24 million and a generative work by Dmitri Cherniak for close to $1 million. Also in 2021, Michael conceived, launched and curated Sotheby’s Metaverse, the auction house’s dedicated marketplace for digital art.
Michael is also a leader in educating traditional art collectors and introducing a wider audience to the contemporary digital art landscape, such as by contextualizing digital artists who define different Contemporary Digital Art movements and sharing his passion for this new medium at global international fairs and conferences.
Executive Producer, Click Here Podcast
Dina Temple-Raston is the host and executive producer of CLICK HERE, a podcast about all things cyber and intelligence from Recorded Future News. In July it became the #1 Tech News podcast in America. Before joining Recorded Future News, Temple-Raston spent 15 years as a correspondent at NPR. A story she did on the SolarWinds hack as part of NPR’s Investigations team won NYU’s best cyber story of the year in 2021. Before that, she was the host and creator of an NPR series of radio specials called “I’ll Be Seeing You: Stories About the Technologies That Watch Us.” The shows explored the origins of hacking, the perils of artificial intelligence, offensive cyber operations, algorithms and insider threats. Temple-Raston was NPR’s counter-terrorism correspondent for more than a decade. She was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 2014 where she studied the intersection of Big Data and intelligence. Prior to NPR, Temple-Raston was a longtime foreign correspondent for Bloomberg News in Asia and served as Bloomberg’s White House correspondent during the Clinton Administration. She has written four books, including The Jihad Next Door: Rough Justice in the Age of Terror, about the Lackawanna Six terrorism case. She is a frequent contributor to the PBS Newshour, a regular reviewer of national security books for the Washington Post Book World, and also contributes to the New Yorker, WNYC’s Radiolab, the TLS, New York Magazine and The Atlantic, among others. She is a graduate of Northwestern University and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, and she has an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Manhattanville College.
Intelligence Research Specialist, NYPD ICB
Dan Heesemann currently serves as an Intelligence Research Specialist with the NYPD Intelligence and Counterterrorism Bureau (ICB), where he provides analytical support to field-based detectives investigating international terrorism, narcotics, and other criminal matters. Dan began coordinating the ICB financial investigations portfolio in 2020, prioritizing analyst-driven cases involving fiat and cryptocurrency use in illicit activities. A native New Yorker, Dan received a B.A. in Sociology, with a minor in International Politics, from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
Chief of Intelligence and Counterterrorism, NYPD
Chief Thomas Galati, a member of the NYPD since 1984, and is the first to serve as the Chief of Intelligence for the New York City Police Department and now the first to serve as the Chief of Intelligence and Counterterrorism. Prior to becoming the head of the Intelligence Bureau, he served in a variety of roles throughout the Patrol Services Bureau, and the Detective Bureau and the Intelligence Bureau.
As Chief of the Intelligence and Counterterrorism Bureau, he oversees the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force, The Intelligence Division and the Counterterrorism Division for the NYPD.
The mission of the NYPD Intelligence Division is to detect and disrupt criminal and terrorist activity through the use of intelligence-led policing. In combination with traditional policing methods, uniformed officers and civilian analysts in the Intelligence Bureau collect and analyze information from a variety of sources in order to advance criminal and terrorist investigations.
NYPD Intelligence operations are divided by functional responsibility: Intelligence Operations and Analysis Section (IOAS) and the Criminal Intelligence Section (CIS). The objective of IOAS is to thwart potential terrorist plots. To that end, IOAS deploys seasoned investigators and civilian analysts to collect, synthesize, and analyze information about individuals or groups believed to be engaged in unlawful activity.
CIS fulfills a similar function in the criminal realm and likewise comprises investigative and analytic cadres. Another critical component of CIS is the Field Intelligence Officer (FIO) program. FIOs are ranking uniformed officers deployed to each NYPD precinct, where they collect and disseminate criminal intelligence information in order to support narcotics, firearms and other criminal investigations, ranging from simple short-term cases to complex long-term ones. The Criminal Intelligence Section also operates the 24 hour a day Regional Intel Center.
As head of the Intelligence Bureau, Chief Galati directs the coverage of every presidential visit and coordinates a detailed security plan with hundreds of domestic and international agencies during the United Nations General Assembly. Additionally, during Pope Benedict’s visit in 2010 and Pope Francis’ visit 2015, the Chief ensured their safety by devising appropriate police presence, security, and response. Chief Galati has been designated co- chair of the National Special Security Event for the United Nations General Assembly annually since 2015. Chief Galati is also responsible for dignitary and executive protection and investigations of threats to dignitaries and elected officials, including assuring protection of political leaders and the security of mayoral residences, City Hall, and Gracie Mansion.
Through its International Liaison Program, the Intelligence Bureau posts officers in law enforcement agencies in major cities around the world. These liaisons support the NYPD by providing situational awareness and exchanging best-practices related to policing with local agencies. Similarly, members of the Intelligence Bureau in New York work closely with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners such as the FBI, Secret Service, State Department, and Department of Homeland Security to keep the city safe. The Mission of the Counterterrorism Division is the defense, deterrence and response against a wide range of terrorism and targeted mass violence threats. Every day, tactically equipped and specially trained Critical Response Officers-including heavy weapons teams and Explosive Trace Detection k-9s proactively deployed at high profile locations, iconic landmarks, special events and sensitive sites based on Intelligence to protect New York City. Additionally the Counterterrorism Division includes some of the Departments most technologically advanced units including the Lower Manhattan Security Initiative, which is responsible for the tens of thousands of public/private sector security cameras, license plate readers and other technology that support investigations citywide.
The Counterterrorism Support Section continually trains, plans, and equips its officers whose duties include everything from chemical/biological/radiological/nuclear/explosives (CBRN) threats and response. The support section manages the private sector engagement with NYPD Shield, and countermeasures with deployment/assessments via the Threat Reduction Infrastructure Protection Section. The Counterterrorism Division, NYPD Bomb Squad, the first Bomb Squad of its kind to a Local Law Enforcement Agency in the Country. Chief Galati holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the State University of New York. He is a 2003 graduate of Columbia University’s Police Management Institute, and is a 2011 Graduate of the Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, and Senior Executive Course. Chief Galati is also a graduate of Leaders in Counterterrorism course from the FBI and Five Eyes partners. Throughout Chief Galati’s career, he received recognition from the NYPD on numerous occasions, most notably with the Medal of Valor in 1989. Additionally, he has been honored by several foreign police agencies, including the Green Cross from Spain’s Guardia Civil and the Conspicuous Service Medal from the Australian Federal Police. Recognized by the Anti- Defamation League in 2011 with their prestigious Gorowitz Institute Service Award, and was awarded the Ellis Island Medal for Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organization, (NECO).
Criminal Investigator, Santa Clara County
Dave Berry is a Criminal Investigator with the Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney. He has been working criminal investigations involving cryptocurrency, mostly at the state and local level, since 2018, and was on the team awarded HTCIA’s 2019 Case of the Year for their investigation of large-scale cryptocurrency thefts. He has taught cryptocurrency investigative techniques to law enforcement investigators across the country. Investigator Berry has 19 years of law enforcement experience and is currently assigned to the REACT Task Force, which investigates technology-facilitated crimes at a regional level. He is a Task Force Officer with the U.S. Secret Service Cyber Fraud Task Force out of San Francisco, and previously served as an FBI Police Executive Fellow with the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force in Washington, D.C.
Senior Writer, WIRED
Andy Greenberg is a senior writer for WIRED Magazine who’s covered hacking, cybersecurity, surveillance and information freedom for the last 15 years. He’s the author of the new book Tracers in the Dark: The Global Hunt for the Crime Lords of Cryptocurrency, as well as the 2019 book Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin’s Most Dangerous Hackers. Sandworm and excerpts from it published in WIRED won awards including the Gerald Loeb Award for International Reporting, a Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Cornelius Ryan Citation for Excellence from the Overseas Press Club. Greenberg works in WIRED’s New York office.
Digital Art Sales, Christie's
Lydia Chen is part of the Digital Art Sales team at Christie’s, focusing on artist and collector management, consignment strategy, and operations. Prior to joining Christie’s in 2021, she was a FX and Interest Rates trader at Nomura Securities. Lydia received her BA from New York University in Economics and Psychology. She also holds a MA in Art Law and Business.
Artist and Founder, Bitchcoin
Sarah Meyohas is a conceptual artist and pioneer in the field of crypto art. Her work has been exhibited worldwide, and her forthcoming solo exhibition will open in March at Nahmad Projects, London. Meyohas is also a venture partner at Spark Capital. In 2015, Meyohas created Bitchcoin, a cryptocurrency backed by her physical artwork. Predating the launch of Ethereum, Bitchcoin is the first tokenization of art on a blockchain, effectively a “proto-NFT.” Today, Meyohas continues to investigate emerging technologies with familiar emblems of biological life: soaring birds, created using augmented-reality software, flock in unison with the frenetic variations of the stock market; rose petals, aggregately identical but individually unique, comprise the dataset for their AI-created equivalents. Meyohas’s practice provides an intelligible visual language to articulate the systems and complex operations that increasingly govern our world.
VP Product, Opensea
Shiva is the Vice President, Product at OpenSea, where he is responsible for overseeing new product development, product design, data analytics, search products. Shiva also oversees all new and existing creator and brand partnerships for OpenSea. Shiva helps steer the overall product roadmap and oversees teams in product and design. Prior to OpenSea, Shiva led teams for companies such as Meta, Spotify, and YouTube.
Chief Operating Officer, Halborn
David is Chief Operating Officer at Halborn is an elite blockchain cybersecurity firm. Prior to joining Halborn, he was the Global Head of Digital Assets Technology at BNY Mellon, the world’s biggest custodian bank, where he integrated the IT strategy for the company’s digital asset services. David was also CISO for Galaxy Digital, a digital assets and blockchain merchant bank. He led vision, strategy, and execution for information security while establishing IT infrastructure. As a risk committee advisor, he assessed emerging threats in the financial services industry and their influence on corporate operations. He founded the Cybersecurity Master’s Program at Yeshiva University’s Katz School of Science and Health, where he is a practitioner-in-residence.
Chief Executive Officer, Chainalysis
Michael Gronager is Co-founder and CEO of Chainalysis, the blockchain analysis company. As CEO, Michael is responsible for running all facets of the business in order to provide leading anti-money laundering and investigative services for government agencies, cryptocurrency businesses, and financial institutions. Prior to founding Chainalysis, Michael was the Co-founder and COO of Kraken, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges. Michael also holds a PhD in Quantum Mechanics from the Technical University of Denmark. Michael serves on the Board of a Top500 Supercomputer Center and is a founding member of the Working Group for the 5th European AML Directive (5MLD).
Chief Product Officer, Chainalysis
Pratima is a revenue-generating, product strategy, tech-loving mastermind who is delivering Chainalysis’ blockchain data platform to customers globally. A self-proclaimed geek, she loves to solve the toughest customer problems with simple and intuitive solutions. Pratima has worked with SalesForce and Atlassian and sits on the board of Digitalocean.
Chief Strategy Officer, Chainalysis
Jonathan Levin is Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Chainalysis, the blockchain analysis company. In his role as CSO, he is responsible for designing long-term strategic initiatives that help government agencies, cryptocurrency businesses, and financial institutions investigate illicit activity, comply with regulations, and mitigate risk through anti-money laundering technology and education. Jonathan is regularly called upon to testify for the U.S. Congress and other government hearings on the emerging risks and opportunities in cryptocurrencies. He is also a mentor for the Techstars Alchemist Blockchain accelerator.
Prior to Chainalysis, he was the CEO of Coinometrics, which provided the first dashboard of blockchain intelligence. He was also a postgraduate economist at the University of Oxford, where he researched cryptocurrencies.
Jonathan holds a BSC in Economics from Bristol University and Master of Philosophy in Economics from the University of Oxford. He lives in New York.
VP, Product Marketing, Chainalysis
Having been a part of high-growth disruptive companies like Salesforce, VMware, and OutSystems for more than 20 years, Sean has passionate perspectives on technology that shakes and shapes the world. He is currently pouring his energy into leading product marketing at Chainalysis and the company’s mission of bringing trust to the future of global finance.
Head of Cyber Threat Intelligence, Chainalysis
Jacqueline Burns Koven is the Head of Cyber Threat Intelligence at Chainalysis, leading a team tracking cybercriminals and nation state actors stealing, scamming, and extorting cryptocurrency. She is also a member of the Ransomware Task Force, which unites key stakeholders across industry, government, and civil society to innovate new solutions countering the ransomware threat. Prior to joining Chainalysis, she served in the U.S. Intelligence Community, and holds a Masters in Public Administration from Columbia University where she was a Research Fellow for Technology and Public Policy.
Senior Legal Director, Chainalysis
Brittany is a Senior Director at Chainalysis where she leads global legal support for Product, Engineering, and Marketing. In this role, she partners with cross-functional teams to launch innovative products with an eye toward risk management and developments in the crypto space.
Prior to Chainalysis, Brittany was an early member of the legal team at Coinbase where she served many roles, including establishing trading compliance practices, providing lead commercial support, building the company’s intellectual property portfolio, and advising across all product lines.
Sari is an expert at scaling organizations through high growth. Over 25 years she’s led companies through multiple acquisitions, mergers, and IPO. She joined Chainalysis to advance our mission of bringing trust and transparency to the global crypto community. Sari has worked with IHS Markit, TheMarkets.com LLC, Dow Jones & Company and Kaplan, Inc. She serves on the boards of ComplySci, Venture Global LNG, and Opening Act.
Superintendent, Calgary Police Service (CPS)
Superintendent (Supt.) Ryan Ayliffe has been a member of the Calgary Police Service (CPS) for 23 years and has held various positions throughout the organization.
Currently, Supt. Ayliffe oversees the Major Crimes Section (Homicide, Child Abuse Unit, Sexual Assault Investigative Unit, and the Domestic Conflict Unit), the Technical Investigations Section (Cyber/Forensics Unit, Technical Support Unit and Economic Crimes Unit) and the Investigative Support Section (Forensic Crime Scene Unit, Firearms Investigative Unit, and Criminal Identification and Records Unit).
Supt. Ayliffe was responsible for leading the revisioning of the Calgary Police Service’s Real Time Operations Centre, which saw local and regional partners co-locating to provide first responders with access to cutting-edge technological, investigative, and leadership support.
In his role as the Superintendent of the Technical Investigations Section, Supt. Ayliffe leads a team of highly skilled officers who specialize in using technology to solve complex crimes.
Supt. Ayliffe’s passion for, and understanding of, technology has allowed him to re-envision policing in the cyberspace. By uniting academia, the private sector and law enforcement through innovation and partnership, he is committed to improving public safety.
Supt. Ayliffe is a nationally certified Critical Incident Commander and has a Master of Arts Degree in Leadership from Royal Roads University. Supt. Ayliffe is currently a member of the Canadian Association Chief’s of Police (CACP) Law Amendment Committee, he is the Chair of the Alberta Chief’s of Police (AACP) Law Amendment Committee and a director on the board of the Alpha House Society in Calgary.
In his spare time, Ryan enjoys camping with his family. He is a passionate sports fan and enjoys watching and coaching his kids in basketball and has been a member of the CPS men’s basketball team for over 20 years.
Chief Information Security Officer, Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative (ATII)
Larry has 20+ years’ experience in the technology and cyber security industries. He is the Chief Information Security Officer at the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative (ATII) and an OSINT Investigator / Team Lead for the Blockchain Forensic Team at the National Child Protection Task Force (NCPTF). He is a certified Digital Evidence Investigator (DEI), Mobile Device Investigator (MDI), Triage Investigator (TINV), Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator (CCI), Cryptocurrency Tracing Certified Examiner (CTCE) and holds a total of 61 Industry, IT & Security certifications. He is also a trainer for Interpol, Computer Forensics Professor at St. Lawrence College and Head of Cyber Security for the Cyber Rights Organization. He manages technology in multiple disciplines and works with local, state, federal and international Law Enforcement, along with military organizations on Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation investigations.
General Counsel, AlphaPoint
Reba Beeson is the General Counsel at AlphaPoint, a white label exchange software provider powering crypto exchanges worldwide and the technology behind El Salvador’s bitcoin wallet, Chivo. She is a member of 100 Women in Finance and Digital Asset Regulatory and Legal Alliance and a member of the New York State bar. Reba has also held numerous FINRA licenses.
Prior to joining AlphaPoint, Reba worked as an attorney and capital markets banker, having served as Deputy General Counsel – US for World Gold Council and its US affiliated sponsors of the largest global gold-backed ETF product suite. Reba formerly held roles as lead counsel for UBS Alternative Investment Group and SVP/Head of Complex Financing for BNP/Paribas.
Deputy Chief of IRS Criminal Investigation, IRS
Guy Ficco is the Deputy Chief of IRS Criminal Investigation.
He is responsible for overseeing a worldwide staff of 3,000 CI
employees, including approximately 2,100 special agents in 20
Field Offices and 11 foreign countries, who investigate crimes
involving tax, money laundering, public corruption, cyber, ID
theft, narcotics and terrorist-financing.
Prior to his selection as Deputy Chief, Guy was the Executive
Director of Global Operations, Policy and Support where he
oversaw the agency’s international footprint as well as much of
IRS CI’s policies as they relate to investigations. Guy previously served as the
Special Agent in Charge of the Philadelphia Field Office from April 2018 to March
2020 where he led investigative activities and employees in the states of
Pennsylvania and Delaware.
Prior to these assignments, Guy has served in a
number of CI leadership roles including Supervisory Special Agent in the
Washington Field Office, Senior Analyst in both Financial Crimes and
International Operations sections, Assistant Special Agent in Charge for the
Washington Field Office, Director of Special Investigative Techniques and acting
Deputy Director of CI’s Strategy section. Guy was also a Congressional Fellow
through the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University, assigned to
the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) in the Senate Homeland
Guy has a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a concentration in
Accounting from Dominican College in New York. He is a Certified Fraud
Examiner and joined IRS Criminal Investigation in 1995.
Project Director for IRS Digital Assets, IRS
Julie Foerster serves as the Project Director for IRS Digital Assets position in the office of the Deputy Commissioner for Services and Enforcement. In this role, she will oversee development, implementation and execution of the new IRS Enterprise Digital Assets Strategy and work with a team of leaders across business units on executing efforts involving enhancing compliance and enforcement, improving customer service, and establishing data/technology protocols.
Prior to this position, Julie served as Director, Examination, Headquarters in the SB/SE Division, where she oversaw policy, quality/technical support and workload selection operations for Examination – Field and Campus Policy, Specialty Policy and Quality areas. She has a diverse background and an array of experience in SB/SE Field Examination and Headquarters Examination.
Julie is a native of Washington state and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Accounting from Gonzaga University, and is a graduate of the 2017 Candidate Development Program. Julie lives in Atlanta, Georgia and enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends.
Advisory Principal, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Richard is a principal in Deloitte’s Advisory practice. He leads complex & transformative projects, supporting banking, crypto-native and fintech clients in setting up new entities, enabling M&A activity, launching digital asset products and addressing a broad range of regulatory and risk areas to enter & meet expectations of the US banking system. Richard leads Deloitte’s Business & Entity Transformation integrated services and also leads Deloitte’s Digital Assets Banking Regulatory practice.
Special Agent in Charge, United States Secret Service (USSS)
William Mancino serves as the Special Agent in Charge of the Criminal Investigative Division at the United States Secret Service. In this role, Mr. Mancino oversees all operations to support and coordinate domestic and international criminal investigations involving counterfeiting of U.S. Currency and cyber-enabled financial crimes.
Previously, Mr. Mancino served as the Special Agent in Charge of the Investigative Support Division, which was responsible for providing investigative and analytical support to all Secret Service criminal investigations. He also served as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Secret Service’s Chicago Field Office, where he oversaw all criminal investigations in the Chicago district and managed the Chicago Cyber Fraud Task Force. Prior to this position, Mr. Mancino’s supervisory assignments included being the Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge of both the Dignitary Protective Division and the Special Operations Division. He has also served in numerous assignments including the Special Operations Division – Airspace Security Branch, the Presidential Protective Division during both the Bush and Obama Administrations, and the Washington Field Office.
Throughout his career, Mr. Mancino has managed investigative programs and has conducted complex protective operations both domestically and abroad. He began his Secret Service career investigating financial fraud, counterfeit, and identity theft investigations, as well as protective assignments in the National Capital Region.
Mr. Mancino’s law enforcement career began in 1998 as a Special Agent with the U.S. Postal Service, Office of the Inspector General in Arlington, VA.
Mr. Mancino’s holds a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice and Security Administration from The George Washington University and a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from The American University. He also attended the Key Executive Leadership Program at The American University in 2019.
Supervisory Special Agent, United States Secret Service (USSS)
Todd Bratz is a Supervisory Special Agent in the U.S. Secret Service. He is a supervisor in the Global Investigative Operations Center that coordinates the largest investigations and investigative programs of the Secret Service where he focuses on illicit use of digital assets. Todd has 18 years of experience in the Secret Service having completed assignments in the New York Field Office, Counter Assault Team, FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force, and as the Assistant Attaché in Madrid, Spain. The majority of his experience is in coordinating investigations combatting transnational organized crime.
Vice President of Business Development, Ava Labs
Lydia is Vice President of Business Development at Ava Labs. Prior to Ava Labs, she was VP of Business Development and Product at Investery Inc., a private capital markets platform that empowers investors to manage alternative investments, which was acquired by Ava Labs in February 2020. Prior to Investery, she served as Director of Digital Assets at SharesPost and Senior Analyst at Sureview Capital. Lydia began her investment career at Credit Suisse and brings a wealth of traditional finance experience to Ava Labs.
Director of Client Success, The Giving Block
Emily came to The Giving Block from the nonprofit sector, having spent almost 10 years in fundraising development including leading Capital Campaigns, Major Gifts Programs, Grant Writing, Marketing and Communications, Galas, and Corporate Partnerships. Through her passion for ensuring organizations have adequate financial support to fulfill their mission, she seeks innovative and cutting edge approaches to meet the needs of nonprofits. Crypto Philanthropy is one of these approaches. As a Fundraising Strategist on the Client Success Team at The Giving Block, she ensures clients have the resources, tools and best practices they need to be effective and successful in the new and exciting Crypto Philanthropy sector.
Senior Investigator, Coinbase
Kristen Spaeth is a Senior Investigator on the Global Intelligence team at Coinbase, where she works on investigations in coordination with law enforcement to keep criminal activity off the Coinbase platform. Prior to joining Coinbase, she was a Senior Cybercrime Analyst in the Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. She has been the investigative lead on numerous complex long-term investigations involving bank fraud, computer crimes, enterprise corruption, money laundering, network intrusions and terrorist financing.
Chief Compliance Officer, Digital Mint
Seth Sattler is the Chief Compliance Officer at DigitalMint, a cryptocurrency point-of-sale
operator and ransomware liquidity provider. He received his Anti-Money Laundering Specialist
Certification in 2016. Prior to joining DigitalMint, he worked as an AML Investigator at
Huntington National Bank for its AML Model Management and Optimization Team.
Seth co-founded the Cryptocurrency Compliance Cooperative, a collaborative association that
advocates for universally accepted compliance standards within the cryptocurrency
industry. The organization brings industry experts together to assist in developing AML,
anti-fraud, and anti-terrorist financing controls for the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
Seth is a member of the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiatives Cryptocurrency
Consortium, where he assists with developing its red flag typology guide. He also serves on
multiple committees and international working groups related to elder abuse, child exploitation,
ransomware intelligence, and fraud victimization.
General Counsel, Celo Foundation
Jane Khodarkovsky is General Counsel at Celo Foundation, where she helps the Foundation and Celo ecosystem achieve its mission of building conditions of prosperity and financial inclusion for all. Prior to Celo, Jane was a Trial Attorney and Human Trafficking Finance Specialist with the U.S. Department of Justice where she investigated and prosecuted multi-jurisdictional and international money laundering and financial crimes, including those involving virtual currency and exchanges, focused on human rights, human trafficking, corporate supply chains, and child exploitation. She provided subject matter expertise, guidance and training to DOJ litigating components, U.S. Attorney’s Offices, and international, federal, state, and local law enforcement on issues relating to money laundering, financial crimes, forfeiture and restitution.
Alessio Evangelista advises global financial services companies on compliance, enforcement and internal investigations involving anti-money laundering (AML), economic sanctions and related issues. His clients range from global banks and investment management companies to fintech firms and companies managing and investing in cryptocurrencies and other digital assets.
Mr. Evangelista draws upon his extensive experience to skillfully handle all types of government enforcement and white collar crime matters on behalf of clients. His leadership roles at the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of the Treasury allow him to draw upon expansive regulatory knowledge to effectively counsel clients on a range of financial services enforcement matters. Mr. Evangelista also has a strong understanding of the new technologies impacting the financial services markets, including blockchain-based digital assets, decentralized finance and Web3.
Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Evangelista most recently served as head of the Enforcement and Compliance Division at the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). In this role, he was the senior executive in charge of the Office of Enforcement, Office of Compliance and Office of the Whistleblower. Accordingly, he oversaw the enforcement of AML laws and regulations as applied to traditional financial institutions and emerging fintech companies. He also supervised and approved all civil enforcement actions, including a $100 million civil penalty against one of the oldest and largest convertible virtual currency derivatives exchanges in the world for failing to implement and maintain effective and reasonably designed AML and customer identification programs, in violation of the Bank Secrecy Act. He also supervised and approved a $390 million civil penalty against one of the nation’s largest banks for failing to implement and maintain an effective and reasonably designed AML program and other violations of the Bank Secrecy Act. During his time at FinCEN, Mr. Evangelista led the implementation of several new regulatory and enforcement authorities granted to the agency through the passage of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020, including the creation of a new Office of the Whistleblower and anew enforcement section focused on cryptocurrencies and other digital assets.
Bureau Chief of the Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau, New York County District Attorney’s Office
Jeremy Glickman is the Bureau Chief of the Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau at the New York County District Attorney’s Office. Jeremy joined the Office in 2002 and was assigned to Trial Bureau 30, where he prosecuted and tried numerous cases, including those involving domestic violence, assault, drug sales, burglary, robbery and murder. Jeremy was an original member of the Identity Theft Unit when it was first formed in 2006, and in 2010 was appointed as Deputy Bureau Chief of the newly formed Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau. In 2018, Jeremy was also appointed as Counsel to the Investigation Division and named Bureau Chief in July 2022. During his tenure at the Office, Jeremy has investigated, prosecuted and supervised hundreds of identity theft and fraud-related cases, including those involving credit card skimming, forgery, cyber-stalking, bank fraud, money-laundering, and computer crimes. Prior to joining the Office, Jeremy was a private investigator with Kroll Associates, working in New York and Mexico City. Jeremy received his undergraduate degree from Earlham College and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.
SVP Web3 Studio & Strategic Customer Transformation & Innovation, Salesforce
Marc Mathieu, SVP Web3 Studio & Strategic Customer Transformation & Innovation, is a storied marketer known for humanizing Fortune 500 global brands, such as Unilever, Coca-Cola, Danone and Samsung. He is an industry visionary who partners with Salesforce’s C-suite Customers and the Global Advisory Board to implement successful digital transformations and Web3 strategies.
CFO, Community Gaming
Ethan Noblesala is the current Chief Financial officer for Community Gaming since 2021. He has over 8+ years working in traditional finance. Prior to joining Community Gaming, Ethan has served at companies such as Zeta Global (NYSE:ZETA) where he managed the companies $300M+ Treasury assets as well as handled controls and compliance during Zeta’s S-1 Filing and IPO process. In Ethan’s role as CFO, he continues to implement best financial practices in the continuing emerging market of esports and blockchain technology. Recently Ethan has co-founded 3XP, a web3 gaming conference that is taking place in LA later this June 8 & 9. 3XP’s goal is to showcase the pipeline of quality web3-enabled games coming to market to apprehensive traditional gamers.
General Counsel, Anchorage Digital
Georgia Quinn is the general counsel of Anchorage Digital, the premier digital asset platform for institutions and first federally chartered digital asset bank. Prior to that she was the general counsel of CoinList, a cryptocurrency exchange and platform that provides services to top token developers including compliant offering, distribution, and liquidity services.
She is also the co-founder of iDisclose (now LawCloud), a legal technology company focused on the disclosure and legal document needs of small business and startup entrepreneurs.
Ms. Quinn began her practice in capital markets at Weil, Gotshal and Manges and later moved to Seyfarth Shaw before founding iDisclose. Ms. Quinn received a JD from Columbia Law School, and received a BFA from New York University.
Head of Blockchain, Publicis Media
Chris Outram is the Head of Blockchain at Publicis Media where he serves as a technical guide on the marketplace of cryptographic solutions for brands and Publicis. Chris has 15 years’ experience in the marketing technology ecosystem. Previously, he worked at the Publicis-aquired RUN, where he created an original cross-device algorithm and ensuing line of media products, which eventually became the PeopleCloud (Publicis’s agency marketing cloud). In his spare time, Chris consults for the crypto bot trading firm, Quadency.
Head, Financial Crime Intelligence Unit, Standard Chartered Bank
Dana Cantwell is the Head, Financial Crime Intelligence Unit at Standard Chartered Bank New York. Dana leads a team of intelligence officers and cyber financial crime experts responsible for anticipating, identifying, investigating, and reporting emerging and exigent financial crime by coordinating with internal and external partners. Her team is responsible for law enforcement engagement and the primary contacts for peer institution, strategic reviews, and collaboration with non-governmental organizations. Her team generates intelligence reports, bulletins, threat assessments, training decks, and programmatic presentations on emerging financial crime threats, geographies, products, or industries presenting complex financial crime risks to SC and the US financial network.
Dana joined Standard Chartered Bank in April 2015 as an Intelligence Officer as a part of the broader Financial Crime Compliance Team in the Americas. Before joining the Bank, Dana held intelligence roles in the U.S. Department of State, focusing on counterterrorism and othersecurity threats.
Dana holds a MA in International Administration with a focus on National Security Studies from the University of Miami and a BA in International Business from Dickinson College.
Raakhee Miller is the current CEO of Mojito, a leading NFT platform solution that enables companies to create new, valuable business verticals and has generated more than $100 million in sales. Mojito launched in 2021 with a $20 million raise and $100 million valuation from strategic investors like Sotheby’s, CAA (Creative Artists Agency), NEA, and Moore Capital. Over the last 20+ years, Raakhee has held multiple successful leadership positions around product and tech at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Macquarie. She also served as Chief Product Officer at Drivewealth, a B2B tech unicorn powering embedded investing experiences on 100+ brands, globally.
Special Agent, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)
Guy Gino is a Special Agent with Homeland Security Investigations(HSI) based out of Portland, Oregon. Special Agent Gino began his career in law enforcement in 1996 with the United States Border Patrol. In 2003, he transferred as a criminal investigator to the former US Customs Service (now HSI). Throughout his tenure at HSI, Special Agent Gino has been assigned to a narcotics investigations task force where he conducts money laundering investigations stemming from narcotics trafficking.
Special Agent Gino is self-taught in the field of cryptocurrency investigations. He first used the blockchain as tool in a 2013 investigation where he manually traced bitcoin using the blockchain from wallets belonging to one of the largest methamphetamine vendors operating on Silk Road. In January 2014, he used the same methods to identify the U.S. individuals responsible for the Sheep Market Place 5400 BTC theft which occurring in November 2013.
Since 2015, on behalf of HSI, Guy has provided instruction on cryptocurrency and de-anonymizing investigative techniques to HSI, partner federal and state agencies. SA Gino has also provided this specialized training to foreign partner agencies from over 24 countries. In March 2019, Guy was part of the U.S. delegation to FATF/Moneyval Joint Experts Meeting in Tel Aviv Israel and participated in discussions concerning Virtual Assets: Detection, Investigation and Confiscation.
As a result of his investigative work, Special Agent Gino has been identified as a globally recognized Subject Matter Expert in the illicit use of cryptocurrency and dark net marketplaces. He has received multiple honors and awards for his work and since 2018 has testified in several U.S. federal court districts as an expert witness.
For the last ten years, in addition to his traditional cases, Special Agent Gino has participated in hundreds of investigations involving the illicit use of cryptocurrency. He has developed an investigative methodology, which he still uses today, to de-anonymize several dozen criminal offenders throughoutthe United States and abroad. In recent years, Special Agent Gino has conducted investigations of fentanyl overdose deaths where the victims were sourced from the dark web or encrypted communications platforms. These investigations resulted in the successful de-anonymization and federal prosecution of those vendors.
Director of Intel Operations, Chainalysis
Hannah Curtis is a director on Chainalysis’ Global Intelligence Team. They ensure Chainalysis is the leader in uncovering the real world activity happening on the blockchain. Before joining Chainalysis Hannah built data analytics applications for Health Care, Financial Institutions, Retailers, Utilities, and Geospatial Intelligence. Hannah is passionate about democratizing data and using it for good.
Intelligence Analyst, Chainalysis
Kaitlin is an Intelligence Analyst and Russian linguist on the Global Intelligence Team, where she supports and leads data collections related to cryptocurrency use by sanctioned entities and jurisdictions, terrorist and extremist groups, and nation-state threat actors. In this role, she additionally supports technical and research teams to expand product coverage of some of the riskiest entities in the crypto space. Prior to joining Chainalysis, Kaitlin held senior intelligence analyst roles at the NCFTA and Sayari.
Executive Director, Orangutan Outreach
Orangutans are critically endangered in their native Borneo and Sumatra. Richard Zimmerman founded the 501(c)(3) non-profit Orangutan Outreach in 2007 to bring attention to the crisis facing orangutans and to raise funds for orangutan conservation projects. Orangutan Outreach works closely with partners in the field to rescue and care for orphaned and displaced orangutans, release them back into safe areas of forest, provide long-term sanctuary care for orangutans who cannot be released back in the wild and to regrow forest for future orangutan habitat. Learn more at www.redapes.org.
COO, Polytope Research
Jessica Raybeck is the Chief Operating Officer at Polytope Research, a quantitative investment firm for Digital Assets that specializes in systemically trading DeFi & CeFi. Polytope Research’s highly technical approach utilizes on-chain data for research, strategy development, and risk mitigation seeking to deliver high risk adjusted returns. Prior, Jessica was a foundational member of the Institutional Financing and Execution business at BlockFi. She has a strong background in strategy and regulatory compliance from her time leading Client Facilitation at Citigroup and Nomura.
Blockchain & Crypto Division, Innovation & Sustainability VP, Bancolombia
Juan Pablo Ramírez is Blockchain and Crypto Lead at Bancolombia and supports the blockchain strategy for Grupo Bancolombia in the countries where it has a presence.
He has more than 15 years of professional experience, 12 of them in the financial sector and, specifically, 7+ years in the blockchain and crypto world. He is curious, experimental and results oriented.
Juan Pablo holds a bachelor degree in Information Systems Administrator from the National University of Colombia, an advanced certificate in Distributed Networks from EAFIT University, and a Master’s in Management of Technology from New York University (NYU).
Managing Director, State Street
Sam is a managing director at State Street Digital in the Product organization focused on Governance and Controls. Sam joined State Street Digital from Promontory Financial Group, where he most recently held the title of Senior Principal.
As Senior Principal, Sam partnered with financial services executives to promote positive state and federal regulatory outcomes. Sam specializes in digital assets (including custody, crypto currencies, tokenization, and DeFi), FinTech, and RegTech, and has broad experience working with crypto native firms, banks, non-banks, fintechs, and U.S. State and Federal regulators including the Fed, OCC, SEC, CFPB, and NYDFS.
Sam spent nearly a decade at Promontory working across practice groups partnering with financial services executives in the areas of non-financial risk, compliance, financial crimes, and technology and information risk, including the past two years focused exclusively on the designing, adapting, and right-sizing risk management programs for digital assets products and services.
Peter Warrack, M.S.C., CBP, CEP, CFE, FIS is the President and CEO of Blocktrain AML Training Solutions Inc. and also the Chief AML Compliance Officer of Bitfinex. After serving in the British military and then the police in Northern Ireland, Peter joined the Royal Bank of Canada in 2002 as Head of Criminal Intelligence and then as Head of AML Investigations in the AML Financial Intelligence Unit, (FIU).
In 2010 Peter joined the Bank of Montreal, (BMO) and as he had done at RBC, built the FIU into a best-in-class example of an FIU based on a risk-based approach. At BMO Peter then held several other positions including Director of Risk Intelligence and Director of Fintec, (AML) where his early knowledge about blockchain technology formed the basis of his current position. He left BMO in 2018 to establish his own company and operate as the CCO of Bitfinex.
Since coming to Canada, Peter has given numerous presentations and training sessions nationally and globally to the private and public sectors on matters of crime, security, money laundering, and crypto-related subjects. Peter also publishes regularly and in 2017 was awarded the ACAMS Article of the Year and the AML Professional of the Year, an award he also won in 2011. In 2021, Peter was awarded the Meritorious Service Cross MSC by the Governor General of Canada for his work in addressing human trafficking.
Throughout his career in Canada, Peter has recruited an estimated 500 people, many new immigrants to the banking sector, and helped launch many successful AML careers. A strong believer in giving back, for 5 years Peter helped design and lectured on the Seneca College Crime Analysis, (CIFCA) program, donating his fees to sponsor additional students on the course. Perhaps Peter’s greatest contribution to AML and to the community is his initiative in launching the very successful Project Protect aimed at combating human trafficking, a model that has been replicated to address elder abuse, fraud, fentanyl trafficking and child exploitation.
General Counsel, Hashflow
Rahsan has over 20 years of experience as a corporate attorney specializing in financial services, technology, artificial intelligence/machine learning and blockchain. He previously served as a Senior Counsel and manager of Google Cloud’s AI & ML legal team and is currently the General Counsel of Hashflow, a decentralized finance exchange. Prior to joining Google, Rahsan was an inhouse counsel for several top financial services institutions including Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, and GE Capital.
Area Vice President, Latin America, Chainalysis
As Vice President and Head of Sales for Latin America, Javier Carrión, leverages years of experience in leadership positions and management, and opening and developing markets for tech companies.
In his role at Chainalysis, Carrión heads-up all go-to-market strategy for the Latin America market.
He initiated his career in I.T. at Oracle Corporation in their Advance Consulting Organization. Over the last 20 years he has held leadership positions in sales and sales management for companies like Netscape, Red Hat, VMware, ServiceNow and OutSystems before joining Chainalysis.
Carrión has considerable experience starting, developing and managing new markets, sales and operations in the U.S, EMEA and Latin America.
He earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston, Massachusetts. Carrión was born in Madrid, Spain and now resides with his family in McLean, VA.
Director of Product Management, KYT, Chainalysis
Andy Granowitz is Director of Product Manager at Chainalysis, the blockchain analysis company. In his role at Chainalysis, Andy leads product development for risk & compliance products, including Chainalysis Know Your Transaction (KYT), the industry leading cryptocurrency transaction monitoring solution. Prior to Chainalysis, Andy was a Product Manager on search and data products at Box, led product and operations for Wagon (acquired by Box), and led product outreach, education, and partnerships for the Google Analytics platform.
Head of Regulatory Compliance, Notabene
The current Head of Regulatory Compliance at Notabene, Lana Schwartzman has more than 17 years of compliance and regulatory experience in Web3, digital assets, fintech, and TradFi, with a proven track record of successfully designing and implementing BSA/AML/Sanctions Compliance programs, leading MSB/MTL licensure strategy and process, internal audits, independent compliance program reviews, and consent order validation for NFT and cryptocurrency companies, financial institutions, and foreign banking organizations.
Schwartzman previously served as Chief Compliance Officer for two crypto companies, the latest being Dapper Labs. Prior to that, she worked in Grant Thornton’s Regulatory and Compliance Risk Advisory Services practice for seven years, advising early crypto adopters on setting up and implementing compliance programs. She began her role in compliance with Morgan Stanley and then worked at Deutsche Bank.
She is known to be a Subject Matter Expert in Regulations and Compliance related to cryptocurrency and stays current on all AML regulations. Lana is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and obtained the ACAMS Virtual Currency Certification and various Chainalysis certifications. She achieved the recognition of “AML Professional of the Month” in 2019 and she has been a frequent panelist at various ACAMS, ACFCS, and crypto/web3/NFT conferences.
Counter Threat Finance Lead Officer, U.S. Army
Brian Smith is an active duty military officer who serves as the U.S. Army’s lead for developing, training, incubating and employing Financial Levers and Economic Understanding to achieve military operational effects. His role emphasizes the U.S. Military’s need evolve, adapt, understand and operate within today’s emerging economic environment and to understand the impacts of the Financial and Economic domains on strategic, operational and tactical levels. He specifically emphasizes the requirements to adapt to both Digital Currencies (crypto) and Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC).
Brian is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Defense Financial Manager and holds Masters Degrees from both the U.S. Naval War College and the University of Maryland System. His 28-year military career covers multiple operational deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan and the Balkans as well as extensive time spent within the Special Operations community.
Product Marketing Manager, Chainalysis
Priyanka Trivedi is a creative product marketer with nine years of experience in the tech industry. She is passionate about how technology is evolving our world and innovative solutions that are impacting markets. Priyanka is currently bringing her experience to Chainalysis, helping Risk & Compliance customers grow safely with the crypto industry.
Director of World Wide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Anastasia “Tracy” Raissis is a Global Executive and a Director of World Wide Public Sector at Amazon Web Services (AWS) where she currently leads the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform enabling international public sector financial institutions and inter-government organizations to achieve their missions through scalable, resilient and secure cloud based emerging technology enabled innovations for Digital Assets, Digital Currencies (such as CBDC), Supervisory Technology (SupTech), and Green Finance.
With a background in banking/financial services and having held executive leadership roles in compliance risk management and business development, Tracy is an innovative strategist, thoughtleader and mentor known for excellent judgment and insight. Skilled in influencing, building and leading effective teams, she has demonstrated success in building new business verticals, expanding into new industry segments, and building and scaling product and service offerings. Tracy is a global speaker, has been featured and quoted in industry media.
Specializing in governance, she has served on corporate and non-profit boards and industry advisory committees.
Experienced with Corporate and Non-profit Boards and Industry Advisory Councils, Tracy currently serves as both the Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees and the Chair of the Trusteeship; Governance Committee for a fine arts college in Seattle, WA and is a member on the MTRA Industry Advisory Council. She previously served as an advisory council member of CSBS and as the co-Chair of the Tomorrow @ Sea-Tac Coalition.
Tracy earned a BA from New York University where she studied Politics and Economics and an MBA from Auburn University. Her education also includes executive education programs at the Michael G Foster School of Business, University of Washington and Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Tracy has also achieved various professional certifications, such as: Certified Risk Professional (CRP), AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, and Certificates in Blockchain Technology Fundamentals and Strategy.
Head of Web3 for North America, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Brad is the Head of Web3 for North America at AWS. In his role, he focuses on identifying ways to help customers scale. Before joining AWS, Brad was the Head of Global BD and Strategy for ConsenSys. He is a 2-time founder and held positions at American Express in Card Member Experience and Capgemini as a Senior Management Consultant.
Criminal Analyst, Homeland Security Investigations (HS)
HSI Criminal Analyst Alia Khan began her career as an Intelligence Analyst for the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Money Laundering Investigations Unit in 2014. She later joined Homeland Security Investigations in 2016 and provided financial analysis to criminal investigators and federal/state prosecutors involving various cryptocurrency fraud schemes on the El Dorado Task Force. She later joined the Darkweb and Cryptocurrency CA Khan’s work has been recognized by Homeland Security Headquarters in Washington D.C and has been awarded the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director’s Award for seizing over 19 million dollars related to Darkweb Investigations.
Special Agent, Homeland Security Investigations (HS)
Kyler Hardin is a Special Agent with Homeland Security Investigations, New York. SA Hardin began his career in law enforcement in 2007 with the New York City Police Department before joining Homeland Security Investigations in 2008. SA Hardin was initially assigned to the JFK Narcotics Smuggling Unit, investigating international narcotics smuggling at JFK Airport, before transferring to the Cyber division in 2017. Since that time, he has worked in the Darkweb & Cryptocurrency Task Force, focusing on cryptocurrency money laundering cases and cases targeting darknet market administrators.
Chief Intelligence Officer, Intel 471
As Chief Intelligence Officer, Michael DeBolt is a member of Intel 471’s executive team providing strategic and operational leadership across a globally diverse team of intelligence practitioners and client-facing collection managers. Before Intel 471, Michael developed strategy and led operations as the US representative and Head of Cybercrime Intelligence at INTERPOL. As a Special Agent at the US Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), he specialized in national security cyber counterintelligence investigations impacting the US Navy and Department of Defense. Michael is also a proud veteran of the US Marine Corps.
Senior Manager of Compliance Programs, Bittrex
Chris Shimizu is the Senior Manager of Compliance Programs at Bittrex, Inc. He is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of all compliance operations of the global cryptocurrency exchange where he has developed programs and investigative techniques utilizing Chainalysis Reactor and KYT tools. Chris is CRC, KYT, CISC, and CEIC certified.
Prior to joining Bittrex, Chris attended law school at the George Mason School of Law where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, focusing on tax and business law.
Technology Reporter, CNBC
MacKenzie Sigalos is a technology reporter for CNBC with a focus on cryptocurrency and fintech. Previously, she spent five years at CNN in New York and Hong Kong, where she had varied beats writing and producing for a range of TV business and news programs. Sigalos graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard University and earned a distinction for her Masters dissertation at the University of Oxford.
Head of the Cyber Crime Intelligence Team, Citi
Andrew Rudd leads the Cyber Crime Intelligence Team, part of Citi’s Global Financial Crime Investigation & Intelligence Unit (GFCII). His team is responsible for the collection, analysis and dissemination of intelligence related to cyber-enabled financial crime, targeted cyber threat actor assessments, and the illicit use of cryptocurrency. Prior to this, he was the Head of Financial Threat Intelligence and Deputy Head of Citi’s Cyber Fraud Fusion Center. Andrew was a police officer for 12 years, focused on criminal intelligence, covert investigation, criminal finances, and proactive counterterrorism roles
Michael Patterson, Chief Compliance Officer of Genesis, is a seasoned global business leader and board member with 40 years of cross-sector experience in strategy, P&L management and international operations. Patterson previously worked as senior partner and business leader with EY, Merrill Lynch & Co., BearingPoint Inc., and Arthur Andersen. He holds a B.B.A from Pace University.
Dean Skurka was formerly the Head of Finance and Compliance for Bitbuy and is currently the President and Interim CEO at WonderFi, a publicly traded company that operates Bitbuy and Coinberry, two of Canada’s regulated crypto marketplaces. Since joining Bitbuy in 2018, Dean led all finance, compliance, and regulatory strategy development and implementation and growth initiatives including all M&A transactions. Key milestones include completing Canada’s first Proof of Reserve & Solvency Report, structuring insured user bitcoin holdings 1:1, and growing cumulative transaction volume on the platform from $25M in 2018 to over $3B in 2021. Prior to FLC, Dean spent over 5 years working in corporate restructuring and insolvency, acting as a financial advisor to secured lenders and financial institutions. Dean holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University, having majored in finance, and minored in accounting.
Head of Towerlab Crypto and Blockchain, Towerbank International
Gabriel Campa is the Head of Towerlab Crypto and Blockchain for Towerbank International, Inc and is leading the organization’s Crypto and Blockchain Strategy for Latam. Campa worked for 4 years as VP of Global Sales for MEC Shipyard before involved in crypto and blockchain. He is curious, experimental and not afraid to do things differently. Campa graduated from Isthmus University School of Architecture and Design where he was studying to be an Architect.
Associate General Counsel, Paxos
Leighton Dellinger is Associate General Counsel at Paxos, which is on a mission to modernize finance by mobilizing assets at the speed of the internet. Leighton is a results-driven attorney with experience delivering strategic legal, compliance, and business solutions that facilitate growth, protect assets, and mitigate risk. Leighton has spent her career building value at fast-growing startups and advising clients at top law firms.
Senior Specialist of Investigations, Binance Canada
Tim Molcsan-Spidel is the Senior Specialist of Investigations for Binance Canada and plays a key leadership role in building the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Investigations program for planned Canadian operations. Prior to that, he spent 16 years with the Calgary Police Service (CPS) in various prominent roles including leading the Cyber/Crypto program, technology training leader, dark web specialist and lead during various cryptocurrency and undercover projects.
VP, Investigations, Chainalysis
Erin Plante is VP of Investigations and Special Programs at Chainalysis, leading investigations and research efforts worldwide with both public and private sectors. She’s spent over 17 years in cybersecurity, building solutions to investigate cyber crimes, monitor suspicious activity and tackle risk while working with tightly regulated industries in the highest risk locations. Erin has also worked on several corruption investigations including in Africa and Hong Kong.
Outside of her role at Chainalysis, Erin is a Member of the Program Faculty for the New York Bar Association’s Cutting-Edge Technology series and a regular speaker at forensic technology conferences. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
Director of Regulation & Compliance, Chainalysis
Caitlin’s legal and compliance experience encompasses both cryptocurrency and traditional finance. As Director of Regulation and Compliance at Chainalysis, she helps leading financial institutions strategize and build compliance programs in order to adopt cryptocurrencies and offer new products to their customers. In addition, Caitlin helps facilitate dialogue with regulators and the industry on key policy issues within the cryptocurrency industry. Previously, as Chief Compliance Officer at Bitstamp USA, she supervised their BSA/AML Program and maintained regulatory relationships with both federal and state regulators within the United States. Prior to Bitstamp, Caitlin was Deputy Chief Compliance Officer at Gemini Trust Company, LLC. She has also served as a Senior AML investigator and Assistant Vice President, Senior Counsel at JP Morgan Chase.
Global Head of Tax Strategy, Chainalysis
Roger Brown is an experienced international tax and financial institutions tax lawyer who currently focuses on the crypto ecosystem. Roger is Global Head of Tax Strategy for Chainalysis, Inc. Chainalysis is a blockchain data company that serves the needs of governments, financial institutions, and other companies for transactions involving blockchain technology and digital assets.
Among Roger’s previous roles, Roger was Global Head of Tax for Lukka, a software company that designs tax and accounting solutions for transactions involving digital assets. Roger also worked for nearly a decade in the national office of the IRS writing regulations, rulings, and other guidance, while also assisting field agents in their audits. Roger spent a similar period as a technical partner in Ernst & Young’s financial services & institutions practice, while also serving FinTech and blockchain clients of EY — globally. Prior to EY, Roger gained a deep understanding of the US tax withholding and reporting rules as a partner in a law firm that was the leader in that space: Burt, Staples & Maner (BSM).
Head of Research, Chainalysis
Kim Grauer is the Head of Research at Chainalysis, where she examines trends in cryptocurrency economics and crime. She was trained in economics at the London School of Economics and in politics at Oxford University. Previously, she explored technological advancements in developing countries as an academic research associate at the London School of Economics and was an economics researcher at the New York City Economic Development Corporation.
Global Head of Policy, Chainalysis
Caroline leads the public policy team globally for Chainalysis. Drawing on Chainalysis’ unique data analytics and tools, she work with clients from the public and private sectors to understand developments in digital asset markets and their intersect with global regulatory trends and requirements. In addition, she works closely with internal teams to ensure that the right data and tools are being surfaced and built to meet the future needs of these industry stakeholders.
Caroline was previously the founding Head of the OECD’s Global Blockchain Policy Centre, from 2018 to 2021, working on a diverse range of blockchain-related policy issues, such as fintech, competition policy, data governance, and supply chain transparency. In 2019, she co-led the Financial Stability Board’s workstream on decentralised fintech, and also established the OECD’s Blockchain Expert Policy Advisory Board, bringing together more than 100 experts from across the world in government, industry, academia and civil society. In 2020, Caroline was named a “Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum, and was a judge in the G20 techsprint hackathon. In 2022, she was a finalist in the Global Australian Awards.
Caroline’s career began as a lawyer to the Australian government before she joined the OECD in 2010, to work on international tax transparency issues. She went on to set up the OECD-UNDP Tax Inspectors Without Borders initiative and then became the advisor to the OECD’s Head of Tax during the OECD/G20 BEPS (Base Erosion and Profit Shifting) Project. During this time, Caroline became more interested in the impact of emerging technologies on policy frameworks and began the first global study of the tax treatment of crypto-currencies.
Senior Director, Corporate Development, Chainalysis
Danielle E. Davis is Head of Corporate Development at Chainalysis. In this role, Danielle focuses on strategic growth opportunities through M&A and strategic partnerships.. Prior to Chainalysis, Danielle served as Chief M&A Counsel at IHS Markit (now part of S&P Global), assisting with the firm’s global mergers and acquisitions strategy and execution. Before IHS Markit, Danielle served as M&A counsel at Nielsen and spent several years in private practice at Morgan Lewis & Bockius.
Senior Training Specialist, Chainalysis
Joseph Baerenz is a senior training specialist at Chainalysis. In this role, he works with government investigators, regulators, and specialty cyber crime units teaching advanced investigation techniques, as well as with cryptocurrency businesses on the applications of the Chainalysis Know Your Transaction (KYT) product.
Prior to joining Chainalysis, Joe worked on the compliance investigations team at Gemini, a U.S. cryptocurrency exchange. Joe was introduced to the cryptocurrency industry as a legal intern at the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission where he reviewed a cryptocurrency exchange traded fund proposal in the Division of Corporation Finance.
Associate Training Specialist, Chainalysis
Emily Ing is an Associate Training Specialist at Chainalysis. She provides training for public and private sector customers across the core certification offerings aimed at educating on foundational concepts in cryptocurrency and the Chainalysis Reactor product.
Her background is in public policy, consulting, and international development. Prior to Chainalysis, Emily worked at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, leading a global training program focused on humanitarian negotiation funded by USAID. She also managed projects for state and local government agencies and international/domestic non-profit organizations in her various consulting capacities. She holds a Masters in International Affairs and Economics from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
Training Specialist, Chainalysis
Bernardo Navarro joined the Chainalysis Training Team in December 2021. He previously worked as an auditor at one of the Big Four accounting firms focusing on financial statement audits for some of the top asset and wealth managers in the world. Bernardo brings this traditional financial experience to Chainalysis, helping ensure the same accountability, transparency, and trust are achieved in the cryptocurrency industry.
Senior Director, Channels and Alliances, Chainalysis
Melissa Larson is the Senior Director of Global Ecosystems at Chainalysis where she oversees the partnership program and alliances teams and works to build new solutions and collaborate with technology and service providers building the crypto ecosystem. Prior to joining Chainalysis, Melissa led Global Alliances for companies like Harness and Pivotal Software.
Director of Investigation Solutions, Chainalysis
Beth Bisbee is currently the Director of Investigation Solutions at Chainalysis Government Solutions. Prior to that, she was an Intelligence Research Specialist at the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) where she served as a nationally-recognized subject matter expert (SME) on cryptocurrencies, tracing the flow of illicit funds in criminal cases, and identifying transactional behavior occurring on the blockchain. As DEA’s lead SME, Beth trained hundreds of agents and analysts at DEA and other law enforcement agencies, assisted in more than 400 investigations involving cryptocurrencies and served as a testifying witness. She has been researching cryptocurrencies and their illicit use, and actively working cases in that area, since 2014 and in 2022 was designated as a blockchain expert witness.
Global Product Marketing Lead, Investments, Chainalysis
With over ten years of experience in the financial services and technology industry, Anne has a passion for innovation and creativity and has built her experience around all aspects of Product Marketing. She joined Chainalysis in 2020 to fulfill her eager interest in blockchain technology. In her current role, Anne works closely with cross-functional teams to define customer needs and deliver them value through the adoption of Chainalysis solutions.
Group Product Manager, Chainalysis
Matt Wilson is a Group Product Manager at Chainalysis, where he is responsible for the Investigation Product Line. He has served in this role for five years, overseeing the development of Reactor, Storyline, and the Investigations API.
Prior to Chainalysis, Matt worked in Product Management at Palantir where he focused on compliance and investigations software for financial institutions. Matt holds an MBA from Columbia Business school, an Electrical Engineering degree from Rensselear Polytchnic and served in the US Navy as a Submarine Officer.
Senior Cybercrimes Investigator, Chainalysis
Ryan Ryder is a Senior Cyber Crimes Investigator for Chainalysis ISP International Intelligence and Investigations. Prior to that, he was the lead cryptocurrency investigator for the Calgary Police Service (CPS) Cyber Crimes team. Ryan was recognized nationally for his investigations and leaned on heavily by agencies abroad, tracing the flow of illicit funds in criminal cases and identifying transactional behaviour occurring on the blockchain. As the CPS lead, Ryan developed and trained hundreds of Police Officers and analysts from law enforcement agencies across Canada on cyber crime and blockchain. Ryan has assisted on numerous International Investigations, conducted seizures and authored legal processes. He has been researching cryptocurrency and their illicit use, and actively working cases in that area since 2017.
Director, Cyber Intelligence, Chainalysis
Robert Bone joined Chainalysis in May 2021 as the Director of Global Intelligence after serving 25 years in U.S. Law Enforcement and Intelligence Agencies.
Mr. Bone oversees the global intelligence team at Chainalysis which develops strategy on data collection and identification of illicit actors and activities in the blockchain in relation to cryptocurrency transactions.
Mr. Bone was most recently the Special Agent in Charge of the FBI office in Los Angeles, California. He oversaw all counterintelligence and cyber investigations in southern California and had the extraterritorial oversight of FBI investigations throughout Asia.
Mr. Bone specialized in counterterrorism, counterintelligence, counterespionage, cyber investigations and technology development at the FBI. Mr. Bone was the Deputy Assistant Director of the Operational Technology Division for the FBI developing new collection tools and deriving intelligence from technical sources.
Mr. Bone served in the FBI since 2001 and was instrumental in developing collaborative tools as the Joint Terrorism Task Force Coordinator in Chicago working both international and domestic terrorism. Mr. Bone served in Afghanistan for FBI operational deployment developing intelligence to investigate kidnappings and terrorism threats to U.S. Forces and United States interests.
Mr. Bone was the Chief Inspector for the FBI, developing processes and procedures ensuring compliance and regulatory oversight for Department of Justice requirements in regards to FBI operations.
Prior to serving with the FBI, Mr. Bone was a Silverthorne Police Detective in Colorado and specialized in computer forensics in regards to Crimes Against Children.
Cybercrimes Investigator, Chainalysis
Becca Nolan is a Cybercrimes Investigator at Chainalysis Government Solutions. Becca’s work at Chainalysis has primarily centered around ransomware, stolen funds, and mixers where she leverages advanced cryptocurrency tracing techniques to inform national security clients. She has seven years of public and private sector experience with a focus on cryptocurrency and blockchain investigations, cyber threats, warning analysis, threat finance, and fraud investigations. Becca previously served as Intelligence Analyst at the U.S. Department of Defense. She maintains her Certified Fraud Examiner credential and previously worked as a Fraud Analyst on behalf of Fortune 500 companies. Becca earned a Bachelor of Arts of Intelligence Studies from Mercyhurst University. Becca currently resides in Pennsylvania. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors and loves finding new places to snowboard and scuba dive.
Director of Product, Data Intelligence, Chainalysis
Yusuf Roso is Director of Product for Data Intelligence where he leads the development of Chainalysis’ blockchain knowledge graph and data platform. Before joining Chainalysis in 2019, Yusuf led product teams at JW Player focusing on recommendation and ad targeting products, and at Kindle focusing on content discovery models and the associated SaaS tools for Amazon Publishing. In a previous life, Yusuf worked on the trading floor at J.P. Morgan where he was a VP and assisted asset managers and multinational corporations in their investment and hedging strategies in various derivative markets.
Senior Product Manager, Chainalysis
Quynh is a product manager at Chainalysis. She has extensive experience working in the crypto industry, previously worked as Head of Product at a digital asset market data provider where she built data products that supported over $1 billion in assets under management.
Senior Investigator, Chainalysis
Julia Hardy is a Senior Investigator at Chainalysis specializing in DeFi and web3 investigations. In the past 1.5 years, Julia has investigated over 25 hacks, tracking the movements of over $12 billion USD worth of stolen funds.
Senior Cybercrime Specialist, Chainalysis
Brian Carter is currently a Senior Cybercrime Specialist at Chainalysis, Inc., collecting intelligence and supporting investigations involving malware, criminal markets, threat actor groups and fraud. Prior to Chainalysis, Brian has led teams and programs at Anthem Inc., and government contracts related to detection sensors, SIEM; threat intelligence; intrusion and security; and adversary simulations. He has been researching and actively focused on threat intelligence for over 20 years.
Sales Director - West, Chainalysis
Liz is a Sales Director at Chainalysis leading the Mid-Market West team. She began her career at Citi where she spent nearly a decade in Sales and Trading before leaving “tradfi” to start her own education technology company. She’s been busy scaling high-growth tech startups ever since. Liz is energized by working with smart, passionate people and solving hard, important problems which is exactly what she gets to do every day at Chainalysis.
Jeremy Glickman (New York County District Attorney’s Office), Alia Khan (Homeland Security Investigations), Kyler Hardin (Homeland Security Investigations), Brian A. Smith (U.S. Army)
In this track session, join representatives from three law enforcement agencies as they each share a 15-minute lightning-style talk showcasing a recent case study that highlights an investigation their teams conducted, packed full of actionable insights.
Sean Allen (Chainalysis), Matt Wilson (Chainalysis)
As our industry grows at an unprecedented pace, complexity is on the rise. Whether you're in the office or in the field, we're continuously enhancing our investigation solutions to make your workflow easier. Come discover how our latest capabilities are helping customers simplify their investigations and stay ahead of the game. Plus, get a sneak peek of what's coming next!
Priyanka Trivedi (Chainalysis), Andy Granowitz (Chainalysis)
Having the proper level of actionable awareness around the ever-changing risk and compliance landscape is more important than ever. Join us to hear about the great advancements we’ve made across this area of our portfolio and big plans for the coming year.
Erin Plante (Chainalysis), Michael DeBolt (Intel471), Tim Molcsan-Spidel (Binance), Ryan Ryder (Chainalysis), Brian Carter (Chainalysis), Guy Gino (HSI)
In this session, Chainalysis VP of Investigations Erin Plante and her team of investigators will walk you through several unique case studies detailing the ways that the ISP team manages an inbound investigation from initial lead through to law enforcement handover.
Joe Baerenz (Chainalysis), Emily Ing (Chainalysis)
Regulators around the world are working with the crypto ecosystem every day to develop frameworks for regulating cryptocurrencies. In this session, we’ll review the latest regulations on the table–from the E.U.’s Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCA), to emerging U.S. legislation, and more.
Bernardo Navarro (Chainalysis), Emily Ing (Chainalysis)
Are you curious about stablecoins? How are they issued, licensed, and insured? How are these assets backed and what do they have to do with central bank digital currencies (CBDCs)? In this session, the Chainalysis Training team will take you on a deep dive into the technical and structural aspects of stablecoins. You’ll leave this session with a strong understanding of stablecoins and their growing foothold in the digital asset space.
Dean Skurka (WonderFi), Michael Patterson (Genesis), Liz Nell (Chainalysis)
As the crypto industry faces a challenging market, it is more important than ever for businesses to prioritize transparency, risk management, and governance in order to build sustainable models for growth. In this panel, Chainalysis Director of West, Liz Nell, sits down with Dean Skurka (CEO, WonderFi), Michael Patterson (CCO, Genesis) and XYZ (OKX) to share insights on how to build and scale a successful global business during a bear market.
Ethan Noblesala (Community Gaming), Brad Feinstein (AWS), Raakhee Miller (Mojito)
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Marc Mathieu (Salesforce), Chris Outram (Publicis), MacKenzie Sigalos (CNBC)
What happens when companies on a more traditional path begin adding blockchain technology into their customer experience? How can mainstream companies develop an integrated expansion of use-cases by utilizing Web3 technology and NFTs? We’ll hear from major players new to the space including Salesforce, Publicis, and others on how they are driving a nuanced approach to adding digital asset technology to their offerings.
Danielle Davis (Chainalysis), Leighton Dellinger (Paxos), Jessica Raybeck (Polytope Research), Rahsan Boykin (Hashflow)
"The world of CeFi is under scrutiny and at times, the world of DeFi has been misunderstood. Both of these financial services verticals play pivotal roles in the growth and expansion of blockchain. Are they enemies? Are they friends? Are they frenemies? Danielle Davis, Head of Corporate Development at Chainalysis joins Leighton Dellinger (Associate General Counsel, Paxos) Jessica Raybeck (COO, Polytope Research) and Rahsan Boykin (General Counsel, Hashflow) to tackle these questions, and more."
Julie Foerster (IRS), Guy Ficco (IRS), Roger Brown (Chainalysis)
In this session, Roger Brown, Head of Tax Strategy at Chainalysis joins Julie Foerster (IRS Civil, Project Director, Digital Asset Initiative) and Guy Ficco (Deputy Chief, IRS-CI) to discuss why tax matters - from taxable income underreporting to criminal money laundering & everything in between.
Caroline Malcolm (Chainalysis), Lana Schwartzman (Notabene), Georgia Quinn (Anchorage Digital)
In this session, Global Head of Policy Caroline Malcolm sits down with Lana Schwartzman (Notabene) and Georgia Quinn (Anchorage Digital) to talk all things crypto policy and compliance and understand the key challenges facing firms going into 2023 and how they can adapt and prioritize to keep up.
Jane K. (CeLo), Seth Sattler (Digital Mint)
Hear from three private sector thought leaders in the crypto ecosystem to learn how they’re running their risk, investigations and growth programs along with best practices you can take back to your teams.
Caitlin Barnett (Chainalysis), Alessio Evangelista (Skadden), Richard Rosenthal (Deloitte), Sam ten Cate (State Street)
In Chainalysis Director of Compliance and Regulation Caitlin Barnett is joined onstage by State Street to share the challenges that traditional financial institutions face as they take steps to support digital assets for their customers. She’s also joined by Deloitte and Skadden for an advisory perspective as they share stories about how they are supporting financial institutions to expedite their safe entry into the crypto space.
Ryan Ayliffe (Calgary Police Service), Larry Cameron (Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative), Chris Shimizu (Bittrex), Peter Warrack (Bitfinex)
Join officials from the public and private sectors to hear how they’re teaming up to combat crime in the crypto ecosystem. Whether it’s a brand new Center of Excellence (CoE), information sharing agreement, or novel cooperation approach, you’ll leave with new insights to inspire your own collaborative efforts.
Tracy Raissis (AWS), Lydia Chiu (Ava Labs), Melissa Larson (Chainalysis)
In this session, Global Director of Ecosystems Melissa Larson will sit down with digital asset leaders from Amazon and Ava Labs discuss the challenges and opportunities that big tech see as traditional tech joins the web3 space.
Beth Bisbee (Chainalysis)
In this session, Director of Investigation Solutions Beth Bisbee sits down with team members from Coinbase, U.S. Secret Service, and others to talk about the efforts industry is making to combat illicit actors in a truly collaborative fashion during investigative sprints.
Julia Hardy (Chainalysis), Joe Baerenz (Chainalysis)
DeFi is on everyone’s mind these days, and there’s so much to learn! In this session, we’ll focus specifically on the topic of bridges –from “What is a bridge?” to “How can bridges be exploited?”. If you’re new to DeFi or want a deeper understanding of bridges and their role in the DeFi world, this session is for you.
Quynh Tran Thanh (Chainalysis), Anne Liegel (Chainalysis)
As customer acquisition continues to get harder, efforts have shifted to focus on customer retention which requires actionable on-chain insights. We’ll explore new capabilities for developing impactful churn-prevention strategies, defending against competitors, and surfacing your next major growth opportunities.
Joe Baerenz (Chainalysis), Emily Ing (Chainalysis)
The merge has come and gone - but do you feel like you have a good understanding of the fundamentals behind Ethereum? In this session, we’ll review the proof of stake consensus model, discuss centralization and the future of ethereum, and save time for your questions.
Yusuf Roso, Rob Bone
Supporting the diverse needs of our customers requires more than merely ingesting and visualizing raw ledger data. Our comprehensive blockchain knowledge graph is an ever-evolving result of curating the context, connections, and metadata needed to create actionable intelligence that goes far beyond what can be discovered on-chain.
Join us as we showcase real-world examples of how our data intelligence played a critical role in the largest asset seizure of stolen funds from North Korea’s Lazarus Group and in the comprehensive mapping of sanctioned entities. Plus, get a glimpse into our future roadmap.
Kim Grauer (Chainalysis)
In this session, Chainalysis Head of Research Kim Grauer will show what the new frontier of crypto investigations might look like. So often criminal investigations feel reactive, but when every transaction is on the blockchain, we can build advanced tools to get proactive in our investigations. Join us to learn about some tips for finding new leads in pump and dumps, wash trading schemes and more with blockchain analysis.
Beth Bisbee (Chainalysis)
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Reba Beeson (AlphaPoint), Javier Carrion (Chainalysis), Juan Pablo Ramirez Herrera (Bancolombia), Gabriel Campa (Tower Bank)
Crypto adoption is soaring throughout Latin America and regulators across the region are moving fast to keep pace. In this track session, hear from companies paving the way for the crypto industry as they navigate trends in stablecoins, tokenization, payments and more.
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