Katherine Johnson is Chief People, Legal, & Compliance Officer at Storj, which is tackling data privacy and security with decentralized data storage powered by the STORJ digital token. Katherine also oversees token and corporate governance. Katherine’s work in blockchain and cryptocurrency started at Coinbase during its hyper-growth period, where she led compliance management and regulation.
Katherine’s prior work includes bank regulatory compliance at Ernst and Young, employment law and compliance at Credit Suisse, anti-money laundering and financial crimes compliance at BNY Mellon, and advising clients on corporate, regulatory, and litigation matters at Fried Frank and other international law firms. She previously clerked in the SDNY and served on the New York City Bar professional responsibility committee. Her work emphasizes entrepreneurship, data privacy, diversity, and ethics.