tZERO Appoints Alan Konevsky As Chief Legal Officer

Overstock’s blockchain subsidiary tZERO announced on Wednesday it has appointed Alan Konevsky as its new Chief Legal Officer. According to tZERO, Konevsky was most recently a senior vice president at Mastercard and will oversee tZERO’s expanding legal, regulatory, public policy, as well as compliance functions.

tZERO also revealed that Konevsky will lead tZERO’s in-house legal team, and will report to tZERO CEO, Saum Noursalehi. It was explained:

“Konevsky and the team will drive global regulatory initiatives, strategic transactions, product development, commercial contracts, corporate governance, investor relations, compliance, intellectual property, privacy, cybersecurity, public policy and other critical aspects of the company’s businesses and operations.”

Speaking about Konevsky’s appointment, tZERO COO, Ralph Daiuto, stated:

“We view Alan as a key member of our team, especially considering the global perspective he has gained throughout the course of his career. As blockchain continues to transform global finance at lighting speed, Alan will lead our legal efforts to ensure that tZERO remains at the forefront in an ever-changing environment.”

Konevsky went on to add:

“I am thrilled to join the tZERO team at such an exciting juncture in its history, particularly as we are working to launch one of the world’s first regulated STO exchanges. I am looking forward to working closely with policymakers, regulators, business partners and other stakeholders in our ecosystem to create more efficient and transparent capital markets with blockchain technology.”

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