Sandra Ro, CEO, Global Blockchain Business Council
Sandra is a fintech entrepreneur, keynote speaker, hackathon judge, crypto trader, angel investor and advisor, focusing on delivering financial access and products to communities using technology to enable next generation solutions to help those most vulnerable and excluded.
Her life’s passion is to create a transparent, fairer world using technology.
At Global Blockchain Business Council, Sandra was voted to CEO from founding board member in March 2018. She serves GBBC to foster education and build bridges across enterprises, governments, regulators, and start-ups to help fulfill the potential of blockchain technology to solve real world problems.
At UWINCorp, Sandra is working on a mobile asset registry and trading marketplace project for physical commodity markets. She brings over 15 years of global capital markets, derivatives and market infrastructure experience from CME Group, Morgan Stanley, and Deutsche Bank.
At Vector Crypto Capital LLC, Sandra focuses on investments in the future of money. Angel investments include robotics, big data, data encryption, cybersecurity, blockchain, crypto post trade infrastructure, amongst other areas. The future of money is digital, decentralized, tokenized, and data-driven.
Sandra was named to the Innovate Finance, Women in Fintech 2016 Power List and holds key influencer positions, including joining US Department of State’s Speakers Bureau for cybersecurity / blockchain technology. Previously, she served as a former Treasurer and founding board director of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), is founding member of the Post Trade Distributed Ledger Group (PTDL) and was founding member of Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger.
As Executive Director, Head of Digitization at CME Group, Sandra founded and was responsible for the firm’s digital assets and blockchain initiatives, including CME bitcoin futures and index pricing prices.