Chief Executive Officer, Algorand Foundation
Staci Warden is the CEO of the Algorand Foundation, the organization dedicated to enabling an inclusive, decentralized, and borderless global ecosystem based[KO1] on the Algorand blockchain technology. She speaks, writes, and advises globally on the potential for blockchain technology to address financial inclusion and create market opportunities. Prior to her current role, Staci was on the executive management team of the Milken Institute, where she led its work on capital market development, crypto/blockchain solutions, and innovative finance. Before Milken, Staci led JPMorgan’s EMEA public sector practice, based out of London. Before JPM, she ran the Nasdaq’s two markets for microcap companies. Staci has also had senior roles at the U.S. Treasury Department, the Center for Global Development, and the Harvard Institute for International Development.
Staci sits on the Board of the Global Blockchain Business Council and serves on the advisory committees of the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), the European Parliament’s Science and Technology Committee (STOA), the U.S. Financial Technology Association, and Evolution Environmental Asset Management. She is a permanent member of the Council on Foreign Relations.