Jerry Brito

Executive Director

Coin Center

Jerry Brito is executive director of Coin Center, a non-profit research and advocacy center focused on the public policy issues facing cryptocurrency technologies such as Bitcoin.

Now, steel yourself for some serious signaling and credentialism:

  • He has testified several times before Congress about cryptocurrencies, and regularly holds briefings for and consultations with policy makers. He has presented on cryptocurrencies at the White House, the Treasury Department, the State Department, the SEC and CFTC, as well as the Council on Foreign Relations and the Brookings Institution.
  • His scholarly research has been published in the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy and the Stanford Technology Law Review among other outlets, and his articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and elsewhere.
  • He is a recipient of the Public Knowledge IP3 Award and was named one of Washington’s 100 top tech leaders by Washingtonian magazine and to the POLITICO 50 list of “D.C. influencers.”

Jerry lives in Annandale, Virginia, with his wife Kathleen, daughter Penny Lane, and their dog Jerkface.