Chief Operating Officer at Blockdaemon
Cecily has more than two decades of experience as a mid-stage start-up operator with a background in strategic partnerships, fundraising, adaptive planning, and talent optimization. She drove strategy and operations as a partner at ConsenSys and served as portfolio manager for 25+ early stage companies in the emergent blockchain ecosystem. Prior to ConsenSys, she focused on fundraising, reorgs, operational efficiency, and DEI initiatives as the Chief Business & Legal Officer and CRO at Flipboard, Inc., and was a founding team member at Rhapsody International. Cecily taught Digital Media Law at UC Hastings for twelve years and supports innovators in exceeding revenue, strategy, and talent optimization goals. She currently is the chair on the board for Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute, a founding LP of How Women Invest, and maintains positions on advisory boards of several companies in the enterprise blockchain, consumer software, and mindfulness industries. She currently serves as the COO of Blockdaemon, the leading independent blockchain node infrastructure to stake, scale, and deploy nodes with institutional-grade security and monitoring.