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Michael is the CFO for Coinmint, LLC. At Coinmint he has developed partnerships with several large public companies and high-net worth private institutions that have made Coinmint the largest cryptocurrency mining operation in North America. He also is an Adjunct Professor at Fordham Law School teaching Bitcoin and Digital Asset Regulation. In 2017 Michael helped co-found Galaxy Digital, the first merchant bank to serve the blockchain space, as the Head of Advisory. In this position, he directed both the Digital Strategy and Transaction Advisory practices to assist clients in the build and financing of blockchain technologies. Michael also supported the development of trade and compliance technologies and provided technical critiques for the venture group. Michael was a founding member of Ernst & Young’s (EY) Distributed Ledger Technology group, and led global blockchain development for the firm. There he developed numerous blockchain applications for clients across a variety of industries, including; digital goods and games trading, supply chain management, anti-money laundering and KYC regulatory compliance, and language processing and machine learning marketplaces.