Chris Betz

Chris is a strategist and consultant working on financial and healthcare platforms and applications within the blockchain ecosystem. He is also the Senior Blockchain and FinTech Advisor to the EDM Council (, a global industry organization of banks, broker/dealers, asset managers and financial technology vendors, and a member of the Object Management Group’s Financial Domain Task Force’s on blockchain initiatives.Chris has over 27 years of institutional broker/dealer, entrepreneurial and consulting experience across asset classes, client segments and financial platforms. Within bulge-bracket banks such as Salomon Brothers, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank, he led and managed global institutional sales/trading, research publishing and distribution, electronic trading, and commission recapture initiatives.�As an entrepreneur, he founded and led companies in blockchain and digital currencies, peer-to-peer marketplaces and market networks for counterparty due diligence and compliance. As a strategic advisor and consultant, he has advised multi-billion-dollar asset management organizations and global data vendors on application, market and platform development strategies.