John was a Managing Director at State Street Bank within the Emerging Technologies Center. As State Street’s global lead for all blockchain and crypto-assets initiatives, John led all internal and external efforts including strategy for the newly emerging crypto-asset class.
Previously he was a Director at American Express where he was focused on competitive and marketplace strategy. John led AMEX’s initial deep-dive analysis into Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in 2013 on behalf of AMEX’s CEO and Board of Directors. Previously he was in management consulting at both Booz Allen Hamilton and Opera Solutions, a firm founded by former McKinsey partners focused on data and analytics for financial services companies. In his last years in consulting he led business development efforts to create new capabilities in data and analytics for target and existing clients.
John holds a BA and MA in Economics from UC Santa Barbara and an MBA from Tuck school at Dartmouth.