Amanda Cavaleri is COO of Pearl Snap Capital, an investment management firm based in Wyoming. She has worked with global and domestic Bitcoin-centric Startups, Digital Asset Hedge Funds, Venture Equity Funds. Ms. Cavaleri was also a startup executive in privacy alongside Dr. David Chaum, founder of DigiCash and creator of blockchain technology, and led global R&D and investor relations for Dr. Marc Fleury, founder of JBoss and open source development pioneer. Ms. Cavaleri holds a Master of Science in Technology Commercialization from the McCombs Business School of the University of Texas at Austin. Previously, she was an entrepreneur in health care, was AARP Innovation Fellow in Washington, D.C., and held the role of Thought Leader with Carnegie Mellon University & UPMC’s Quality of Life Technology Center. Ms. Cavaleri has guest lectured at domestic and international graduate schools about emerging technology as well as taught foreign diplomats about the geopolitical digital currency and privacy landscape via the U.S. Department of State’s IVLP Exchange Program.