NEW YORK, July 26, 2018 — AlphaPoint, a leading blockchain company focused on enabling institutions to launch, scale, and operate digital asset networks and exchanges all over the world, today announced the appointment of Kristin Boggiano as its Chief Legal Officer. In this role, Boggiano will oversee the company’s legal, regulatory, and government relations functions as well as contribute as a member of AlphaPoint’s executive team.
Boggiano brings more than two decades of experience in the financial industry to AlphaPoint. Most recently, Boggiano served as a Managing Director and Senior Regulatory Counsel at Guggenheim, where she advised on asset management, broker-dealer and insurance issues. As Special Counsel at Schulte Roth & Zabel, Boggiano was a senior regulatory, structured products and investment management counsel. Prior to this, Boggiano worked at Merrill Lynch on the derivatives desk, beginning her career with stints at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). She regularly lectures at universities, trade organizations, and other forums as well as contributes articles on a variety of financial and regulatory law topics. Boggiano is the President and founder of Women in Derivatives, Inc. (WIND), a global non-profit with more than 5,000 members and a mission to educate and develop women leaders. She earned her law degree and MBA from Northeastern University and her BA from Sarah Lawrence College.
“As our company and the industry matures, we have to bring on top grade talent to drive our momentum, lead the regulatory dialogue, and ensure our internal and external operations are strong. Kristin brings to AlphaPoint her unique background and expertise in providing practical solutions for legal, business, and regulatory issues,” said Salil Donde, AlphaPoint CEO. “ Staying on top of regulatory issues is critically important to AlphaPoint and our clients. We welcome Kristin to the team and know that her contributions will help our customers and further propel AlphaPoint.”
“AlphaPoint is shaping the future of how people engage and connect with cryptocurrencies, digital assets, and blockchain. As the evolution of technology continues to redefine traditional capital markets, I respect AlphaPoint’s commitment to understanding this complex international regulatory landscape,” said Boggiano.”I look forward to working with the incredibly talented people at AlphaPoint as well as with lawmakers and regulators around the world.”
AlphaPoint’s success has been built by its current team, which is led by industry veterans with extensive senior experience across capital markets, FinTech, exchange technology, options, FX, and engineering. In this new growth phase, AlphaPoint has established additional senior roles to help further AlphaPoint’s mission: to unlock the value of illiquid assets for a wider audience of investors.
AlphaPoint is a global financial technology company helping institutions make illiquid assets liquid. Through its secure, scalable, and customizable distributed ledger platform, AlphaPoint enables customers to digitize assets as well as launch and operate markets with its white label exchange and asset digitization technology. AlphaPoint and its award winning blockchain technology has helped institutions discover and execute their blockchain strategies since 2013. For more information, please visit https://alphapoint.com and follow @AlphaPointLive.