Staci Warden

Chief Executive Officer
Algorand Foundation

Staci Warden is the CEO of the Algorand Foundation, an organization dedicated to enabling an inclusive, decentralized, and borderless global economy - at scale - based on the Algorand blockchain technology. Prior to her current role, Staci was on the executive team of the Milken Institute, a leading financial think tank, 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 out of London and worked in sovereign debt capital markets in New York. Before JPM, she ran the Nasdaq’s two markets for microcap companies. She has also had senior roles at the U.S. Treasury Department, the Center for Global Development, and the Harvard Institute for International Development.

Staci has done business and worked with governments in more than 50 countries and has advised and spoken widely on the potential for crypto/blockchain to solve real-world problems and improve global inclusion. She sits on the Boards of the Global Blockchain Business Council, the Rwandan Capital Market Authority (Chair), and the Energy for Growth Hub. She 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.


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