Lex is a builder and creator working on the next generation of socio-economics and financial services. He is the Chief Cryptoeconomics Officer at ConsenSys, a leading Web3 blockchain software company. Lex focuses on protocol cryptoeconomics, digital assets, public and private blockchains, decentralized finance, and DAOs. He had also held the roles of Chief Marketing Officer and Global Fintech Co-Head at ConsenSys.
Previously, Lex was the Global Director of Fintech Strategy at Autonomous Research (acquired by AllianceBernstein), an equity research firm serving institutional investors, where he covered artificial intelligence, blockchain, neobanks, digital lenders, roboadvisors, payments, insurtech, and mixed reality. Before Autonomous, Lex was COO at AdvisorEngine (acquired by Franklin Templeton), a digital wealth management technology platform, and CEO of NestEgg Wealth, a roboadvisor that partnered with financial advisors. Prior to NestEgg, Lex held roles in investment management and banking at Barclays, Lehman Brothers, and Deutsche Bank.
Lex has contributed thought leadership to the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, Bloomberg, FT, Reuters, Coindesk, American Banker, ThinkAdvisor, Investment News, among others and is a regular speaker at industry conferences. He earned a JD/MBA from Columbia University and a B.A. in Economics and Law from Amherst College.