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VP, Head of Corporate Strategy

Adam Levine

As the Head of Corporate Strategy, Adam leads strategic partnerships, non-crypto digital assets and new ventures at Fireblocks. Prior to Fireblocks, Adam was Co-Head of BNY Mellon’s Digital Partnerships, responsible for leading corporate venture activities to accelerate the Bank’s strategic priorities through collaborations with third-parties and strategic investments in emerging technology companies. Adam built programs that differentiate the bank’s engagement with the fintech ecosystem, including founding BNY Mellon’s Accelerator Program.
Adam joined BNY Mellon from CLS Bank International – a systemically important foreign exchange settlement bank – where he was a member of the Corporate Strategy and Development Leadership Team and led the Post-Trade Processing business. During his time at CLS, Adam helped transform the company through completing a capital raise, launching new products and services – including their first data offering and first DLT powered service – and creating and leading the global product management function. Adam also managed and served on the Board of Directors for CLS Aggregation Services LLC, a joint venture with Traiana, Inc.
Adam started his career as a corporate attorney at Clifford Chance, focusing primarily on mergers and acquisitions, spending most of his time in New York with stints in London and Milan. Adam was a member of FTV Capital’s Strategic Advisory Board, a Board Member of Proxymity – a BNY Mellon portfolio company – and a mentor for R3’s Venture Development Program.
Adam has a bachelor’s in Finance from Washington University in St. Louis and a juris doctor and Masters in Business Administration from Duke University. Adam is admitted to the New York State Bar Association.

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