Blockchain is thrilled to announce that Marco Santori will be joining the Blockchain team as its Global Policy Counsel. Marco is a seasoned technology transactions attorney and a recognized authority on the law of digital currencies.
As Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation’s Regulatory Affairs Committee and in private practice, he has served as a long-time advisor to and representative of the Bitcoin industry. Marco has spoken and conducted outreach on the industry’s behalf at the highest levels of government and industry, including state and federal regulators and policymakers, bulge-bracket banks, credit unions, and global payments companies.
Marco brings this extensive expertise, thought leadership, and experience to bear in his role with the company. In particular, Marco is the author of the Bitcoin Law series of articles available on CoinDesk, as well as the Bitcoin Foundation’s testimony to the New York Department of Financial Services on the proposed BitLicense.
“Blockchain is the world’s most successful digital currency wallet software provider for a reason: Its core values emphasize user security, financial privacy and an innovative, entrepreneurial spirit,” Marco said. “I Iook forward to working with a team that represents the same principles on which Bitcoin is built and the same principles that will drive this industry into the future.”
The Blockchain team is excited to continue building the strongest brand in the Bitcoin industry. As the company continues its explosive growth, Marco will lead its policy and governmental affairs efforts through Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, a global law firm, and he looks forward to dedicating its significant resources to Blockchain’s success.