Head of Corporate Development and R3 Development Fund
Jed Talvacchia is Head of Corporate Development for R3. He directs the R3 Development Fund, working to increase Corda Enterprise adoption within the ISV community and accelerate R3’s pipeline of new blockchain applications (“CorDapps”). He also supports other corporate development activities, including acquisitions, divestments, and strategic corporate partnerships. Before joining R3 in January 2017, Jed worked in the Financial Institutions Group of Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division. Jed holds an MBA from Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, an MA from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University, and a BA from the College of William and Mary. Prior to graduate school, Jed worked for at the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and at the US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.