Lee A. Schneider

Lee A. Schneider is General Counsel at Block.One, one of the world’s largest blockchain companies and author of the EOSIO software.  In that role, Schneider is responsible for various aspects of the legal function as well as the company’s government affairs initiatives. He joined Block.One after leading the FinTech and blockchain practices at two major international firms.  Lee has been recognized as one of the leading voices in blockchain related regulation and compliance and has played a role in structuring several of the largest and most successful blockchain-related projects.Mr. Schneider co-hosts Appetite for Disruption, a bi-weekly FinTech podcast with former SEC Commissioner Troy Paredes, and has contributed to the global-leading guidance, “A Securities Law Framework for Blockchain Tokens” developed by Coinbase.  Lee is also a co-founder of Genesis Block, a blockchain and start-up consulting firm.Mr. Schneider holds a Juris Doctor degree from American University’s Washington College of Law and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Michigan.  He is the father of two wonderful, exhausting teenage ladies and learns about Japanese art history from his wife.