Aaron Wright

Founder OpenLaw, Consensys, New York, USA

"Join me alongside Jennifer and Kevin McCoy, multimedia artists, Christiane Paul, Adjunct Curator of Digital Art at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the donor, Anne Bracegirdle, Senior Director PaceX on June 26th, 2020 at 1400 UTC on Art + FinTech 2.0 webcast series. Moderated by Dinis Guarda, Founder & CEO Ztudium, the panel will discuss  the Public Key/ Private Key project launched for the Whitney Museum of American Arts new-media portal on March 5th, 2019 that addresses themes of ownership and the role that donors play in the mission of museums and their conservation of cultural objects."

OpenLaw is a blockchain-based protocol for the creation and execution of legal agreements

Aaron Wright is an expert in corporate and intellectual property law, with extensive experience in Internet and new technology issues. Before joining Cardozo's faculty, he sold a company to Wikia, the for-profit sister project of Wikipedia, where he ran Wikia’s New York office, served as General Counsel and Vice President of Product and Business Development, and helped build an open source search engine. Wright has clerked for the Honorable William J. Martini of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and worked as an associate at several prominent New York law firms, including Patterson Belknap and Jenner & Block. He received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he served as the editor-in-chief of the Cardozo Law Review.  He has a forthcoming book about blockchain technology and the law (co-authored with Primavera De Filippi) that will be published by Harvard University Press.