Amber Baldet was a blockchain program lead at JP Morgan before she left to start her own company. Now the CEO of the blockchain start-up Clovyr, Baldet has been recognized as a member of Fortune’s 40 Under 40, and named one of the “People Leading the Blockchain Revolution” by the New York Times. Praised for her ability to bring together the corporate and hacker camps, Baldet explains—with charisma and clarity—how the internet of value will disrupt businesses, the global economy, and everyday life.
“Amber Baldet handily bridges the divide between Wall Street and the crypto set.”— Fortune 40 Under 40
In terms of blockchain speakers, Amber Baldet offers unparalleled insight. Her time as a program lead at JP Morgan led to a breadth of perspectives, from working with investment banks, central banks, Fortune 100s, and corporations, to exposure with startups, cypherpunks, hackers, and hardcore blockchain developers. “I have a relatively unique view on where we are going,” Baldet explains.
Today, Amber Baldet is the CEO of blockchain start-up Clovyr. Think of it as an app store for various, competing approaches to blockchains, helping consumers, developers, and businesses explore blockchain-based, decentralized technologies. Prior to the startup world, she led JP Morgan’s Blockchain Center of Excellence—one of Wall Street’s first high-profile initiatives to harness blockchain technologies. There, she helped develop Quorum, which “has since become one of the most popular places for corporations and governments to start building blockchain projects” (Times). In March of 2019, Baldet was a Featured Speaker at Austin’s SXSW Festival, where she talked about how to “bridge the divide between Wall Street and the crypto sets.”
Since its founding, Baldet has served as the Chair of the Financial Industry Working Group within the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance. She has delivered speeches at SXSW, MIT, Wharton, Harvard, Cornell, EthCC, Defcon, Money 20/20, Consensus, and other pretigious events. She has also been named to CoinDesk’s 10 Most Influential in Blockchain and is the recipient of the Microsoft Award for Corporate Innovation.