Jason Somensatto

Panelist, Payments

Jason Somensatto is Head of North America Public Policy for Chainalysis. In his role, Jason engages with policy makers on issues relevant to Chainalysis and its customers and provides analysis and insight on the developing regulatory landscape applicable to crypto networks and blockchain intelligence. Prior to joining Chainalysis, Jason worked at the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission as Director of the agency’s fintech innovation office and as an adviser on crypto policy to Chairman Rostin Behnam. Before entering public service, Jason spent 14 years as a lawyer at private law firms and in-house focused on financial regulatory matters. He has been writing and commenting about the intersection of the crypto ecosystem and financial regulation since 2015.