Chief Executive Officer, Digital Currency Labs
Ron is an accomplished executive and entrepreneur, with 25 years of experience in the financial services and technology sectors, currently as Chief Executive Officer of Digital Currency Labs, a financial technology and strategic advisory firm which focuses on bridging the gap between the emerging world of digital currencies and Wall Street. He is co-creator of the Bitcoin Volatility Index (xBVIX), and previously served as director at Falcon Global Capital, one of the first bitcoin investment funds. In addition, he is co-founder of the Wall Street Bitcoin Alliance, an advocacy group whose mission is to guide and promote comprehensive adoption of digital currency technology across financial markets, as well as a member of the Digital Currency Council.
Prior to Digital Currency Labs, Ron served as CEO of DerivaTrust Technologies, a pioneering software and communications provider of secure transaction and information platforms for financial market participants. Before this he held a variety of roles at Thomson Reuters, the global news and information firm, culminating as Global Head of Trading Analytics. Ron holds an executive certificate in Information Systems and Technology from Villanova University, and an MBA in International Finance from St. John’s University.