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About Fidelity Digital Assets
Fidelity Investments is one of the world's largest and most diversified financial services providers, with more than $7 trillion in client assets under administration and over 1.3 million trades processed each day. Fidelity Digital Assets is the first step towards a long-term vision to create a full-service enterprise-grade platform for storing, trading, and supporting eligible digital assets. This platform is built to the same exacting standard as exists in other Fidelity businesses, while incorporating the unique capabilities of blockchain technology to deliver a completely new offering for institutional investors.
For more information, visit: https://www.fidelitydigitalassets.com/
President, Fidelity Digital Assets
Tom Jessop is the President of Fidelity Digital Assets. In this role, Tom is responsible for directing the company’s long-term vision to create a full-service institutional brokerage capability for native digital assets like bitcoin and tokenized securities. Tom joined Fidelity in January 2018 as Head of Corporate Business Development and led a team focused on identifying and executing strategic opportunities including acquisitions, divestitures, strategic investments, and partnerships. Prior to joining Fidelity he served as president at Chain, a leading provider of enterprise blockchain solutions to global financial institutions. Tom holds an MBA in Finance from New York University and a BA in Economics from The College of the Holy Cross. He is a CFA charter holder and serves as an advisor to the Digital Dollar Project.
Michael J. Saylor
Chairman and CEO, MicroStrategy
Michael Saylor (michael.com) is the Chairman & CEO of MicroStrategy (MSTR), a publicly traded business intelligence firm that he founded in 1989. He is also the founder of Alarm.com (ALRM), named inventor on 40+ patents, & author of the book “The Mobile Wave”. He founded & serves as trustee for the Saylor Academy (saylor.org), a non-profit organization that has provided free education to 800,000+ students. He is an advocate for the Bitcoin Standard (hope.com). He has dual degrees from MIT in Aerospace Engineering & History of Science.