Lex is a futurist and entrepreneur working on the next
generation of financial services. He is the Global Fintech Co-
Head at ConsenSys, a blockchain technology company building
the infrastructure, applications, and practices that enable a
decentralized world. Lex focuses on emerging digital assets,
public and private enterprise blockchain solutions, and
decentralized finance and autonomous organizations.
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, 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.
He earned a JD/MBA from Columbia University and a B.A. in
Economics and Law from Amherst College.
Lex is a contributor of thought leadership to the Wall Street
Journal, the Economist, Bloomberg, FT, Reuters, American
Banker, ThinkAdvisor, and Investment News, among others.
He is a regular speaker at industry conferences such as
Money2020, LendIt, Schwab Impact, In|Vest, T3 Enterprise
Edition, and Consensus.