General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for CoinZoom. In this role, he is responsible for ensuring that the firm is in compliance with applicable rules and regulations.
Prior to joining CoinZoom, he was the Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel of several different early Crypto Startups in Silicon Valley and is the author of the book “Crypto Asset & ICO Governance, Risk Management and Compliance – A Concise Guidebook for Financial and Legal Service Providers to The Emerging Crypto Asset Class.”
Previous roles included Chief Compliance Officer of SharesPost, Chief Compliance Officer of First Republic Bank’s Investment Adviser (First Republic Investment Management), General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Advanced Settlements, Director of Compliance for Principal Global Investors and Counsel and Compliance Officer for the New York Branch of the German Bank WestLB AG.
Mr. Christofilis is an attorney admitted to the bars of New York and New Jersey, is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist and is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Mr. Christofilis received a J.D. from Touro Law, an MBA in finance from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor’s degree in management from Pace University in New York.