Jamie Finn, CoFounder Securitize Jamie is an well traveled executive who has worked in 6 countries with startups & corporates. He is a currently the co-founder and President of Securitize, the leading platform for Security Token Issuances. During his more than 18 years of experience he has participated in over $500m worth of transactions including Kontera, Sansa Security, Jajah, Tokbox, RingRing Media and Zingy and has seen his share of meeting rooms across the globe. His previous employers include Ericsson, Telefònica o2 and AT&T and he has worked at numerous startups including Zingy, RingRing Media, Thumbplay, Kontera and Sansa Security and Aki Technologies. He has been in San Francisco for the past 5 years after spending 6 years in London and becoming a Chelsea supporter. Jamie grew up in Puerto Rico and is a native English and Spanish speaker.
Josh Stein, CEO, Harbor As founding CEO, Stein is leading Harbor’s efforts to tokenize private securities and unlock access, value and liquidity for private investments such as commercial real estate, investment funds and more. He was previously general counsel and chief compliance officer at Zenefits, served as general counsel at OptumRx (a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group), was an Assistant U.S. Attorney, a federal judicial clerk and an Intelligence Officer for the U.S. Army.
Mason Borda, CEO TokenSoft Mason is a technology entrepreneur who has spent his career building secure infrastructure to enable the compliant transfer of digital assets. In 2016, he built the first commercially viable custody solution on the Ethereum network. He started working on blockchain infrastructure in Silicon Valley in 2014. Today, he is CEO of TokenSoft, the leading technology and security platform for companies seeking to use digital assets as a growth strategy. TokenSoft proudly adheres to the highest standards for regulation and compliance, across jurisdictions. Under Mason’s leadership, the firm has supported its clients who have raised more than $400 million in assets, with expectations for more than $1 billion in 2019.
Colleen McDonald Structured Finance Partner Sheppard Mullin Colleen is a seasoned securitization and structured finance attorney with significant market know-how in terms of both working capital financing and capital markets transactions. Colleen works with banks, marketplace lenders and alternative capital providers, fintech companies, sellers and investors to structure debt transactions. Colleen, and her colleagues in Sheppard Mullin’s Financial Services Group, help clients navigate the U.S. regulatory structure particularly as it relates to lending products.
Moderator: John Boitnott, Journalist/Digital Consultant. John has worked at TV, newspapers, radio and Internet companies for 20 years. He’s an advisor at StartupGrind.com and has written for Fast Company, NBC, Inc Magazine, Entrepreneur, BusinessInsider, USAToday and Venturebeat among others.Moderator: John Boitnott, Journalist/Digital Consultant. John has worked at TV, newspapers, radio and Internet companies for 20 years. He’s an advisor at StartupGrind.com and has written for Fast Company, NBC, Inc Magazine, Entrepreneur, BusinessInsider, USAToday and Venturebeat among others.