Jason Urban, Co-Head of Trading, Galaxy Digital
Jason Urban is the Global Co-Head of Trading at Galaxy Digital. Prior to joining the firm, he was CEO of DrawBridge Lending. He also founded and ran the equity index derivative business at DRW in 2009, and was previously at Goldman Sachs where he ran its equity volatility business. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS / BA in Finance and Marketing from Georgetown University.
Ted Mlynar, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, DeLucia, Mlynar & Associates LLP
Ted is a global IP and complex technology attorney. For decades, he has been developing and implementing innovative solutions to some of the most difficult intellectual property problems in the world. Combining a keen legal acumen, first-chair trial experience, strong negotiation skills, and a deep understanding of technology, Ted works closely with technology clients to help identify and achieve their goals.
Ted brings to bear a wealth of practical experience in intellectual property law – including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and unfair competition. Whether it is litigation, licensing, or IP prosecution, Ted provides practical and winning approaches to complex problems.
In particular, he has in-depth experience advising technology, financial industry, and insurance industry clients in connection with fintech, blockchain and cryptocurrency issues, both from legal and technical perspectives. Ted can code and has been acknowledged by the Chamber of Digital Commerce as a “subject matter expert” in the field of smart contracts. He has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, Coindesk, and Law360 regarding blockchain and smart contract applications, and is frequently asked to speak on this evolving technology.
Jesse Friszell, Associate Director, Operational Risk, Gemini
Jesse is the Associate Director of Operational Risk for Gemini Trust Company, LLC, which he joined in 2019. His responsibilities include implementation of Gemini's Operational Risk framework, Risk assessing new initiative, products, and digital assets, and regulatory outreach with the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS). Prior to joining Gemini, Jesse was a Vice President/Executive Director at Goldman Sachs in the Office of Global Security and Technology Divisions, focusing on crisis response and business continuity. He is also a veteran of the Iraq War, serving as an Infantryman in the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment.
Donna Redel, Professor, Fordham Law
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