Jeff Marinstein is the Founding Principal of Marinstein & Company, a management advisory focused on strategy at the intersection of business and technology. He is an Instructor-in-Residence at the UConn School of Business teaching executive education classes in blockchain. He spent 18 years at IBM as the global head of business strategy and M&A in IBM Global Services. He is an advisor to senior executives in large enterprise, mid-market companies, and startups. Jeff is a frequent speaker on blockchain and author of the blog “Blockchain for Grownups – Practical Uses of Blockchain.” Prior to IBM he founded Contingency Planning Research. The firm did pioneering work in the field of business continuity and risk management. Jeff lives with his wife and two daughters in Stamford, CT.