Matthew T. Foley CEO, BlockChainRiver

Matt Foley has been a litigator, community activist and early adopter of technology for 25 years.  Most recently, Matt was the Chief Public Defender for Arlington County and the City of Falls Church (2010-2017).  He received his J.D. from the Catholic University, Columbus School of Law in 1992. In 1989, he received a B.A. with academic distinction from Binghamton University, having majored in philosophy and minored in religious studies.

Matt founded BlockChainRiver, LLC (BCR) in 2018.  BCR provides legal and business consulting services to blockchain entrepreneurs.  It also invests in cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies. BCR is committed to contributing to helping build a worldwide open financial system and improving privacy and human rights via blockchain technologies.