Ron possesses over 27 years of experience in the financial services and technology industries. He currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, the leading non-profit trade association promoting the comprehensive adoption of blockchain technology and cryptoassets across global markets. Prior to this, Ron served as CEO of DerivaTrust Technologies, a pioneering software and technology firm for financial market participants. Ron was also editor and contributing author of the recently published book “Blockchain in Financial Markets and Beyond: Challenges and Applications”, published Risk Books. He is a sought after speaker and writer regarding financial technology and innovation, and serves as advisor to multiple startups and corporations focused on fintech innovation and blockchain technology.