CEO at Landis & Co.
Emily Landis Walker brings her network and over 30 years of experience in financial services to the blockchain/cryptocurrency space. She provides expert consulting services through Landis & Co. with a focus on blockchain and cryptocurrency global regulatory and marketplace advisory and investor relations. She worked for a start-up blockchain company in the supply chain space with a dual token system during 2018 traveling globally to understand the regulatory space for start-ups, ICOs, and exchanges in the U.S., U.K, Singapore, Hong Kong, Viet Nam, Philippines, and Japan. She has participated in Consensus 2018 and 2019 in New York, spoken on numerous panels, held discussions with legal counsel, regulators, trade associations, think tanks, and start-ups globally. Emily has followed closely and met with international organizations in this space including the IMF/World Bank, OECD, WEF, EBRD, AfDB, attending meetings and conferences with these
groups. She has developed a robust contact database of investors and participants in the blockchain space. She has created and manages a CEO-level Executive briefing on the entire blockchain/crypto ecosystem with links to studies, documents, regulatory statements, Congressional hearings, and other relevant information.
Since 2009, Emily has provided innovative consulting services and project management to numerous clients globally. She created the “bank of the future” for a Middle Eastern bank, wrote the Information Security policy for a large Central Bank, conducted business development for banks Simudyne (a systems dynamics simulation platform), created the due diligence briefing book (in an i-book format) for a Luxembourg based Nanotechnology company and a new type of mobile transportation bike.
In 2008, Emily served as Head of Corporate Affairs for Barclays Global Retail and Commercial Bank (GRCB) based in London. Prior to that post, Emily spent 15 years with Citibank/Citigroup as a Managing Director in Emerging Markets Corporate Banking, Retail and Institutional Asset Management, Traveler’s Life and Annuity, and Global Wealth Management. She was heavily involved in the merger integration between Citi and Travelers. During 2006, Emily was seconded by Citigroup to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) in Rome to launch a global Emergency Network.
In 2003 to 2004 she served on the “9-11 Commission” as Professional Staff Member and Family Liaison. Emily represented the United States on the Board of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London at its inception in 1991. She served as Executive Secretary to the US Secretary of the Treasury, Nicholas Brady. She also worked for 8 years at the International Monetary Fund on staff and in the U.S. Director’s office.
Emily is a dual UK/US national and has degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.