Stephen Richardson is the Head of APAC & VP of Product Strategy and Business Solutions at Fireblocks. Stephen has multiple years of experience in both traditional and crypto-focused financial institutions. Stephen’s role at Fireblocks involves structuring, developing, and evaluating strategic opportunities with traditional financial services and native digital asset companies that align with the growth of the Fireblocks platform. Prior to Fireblocks, Stephen was a Senior Manager within the Financial Services practice of Accenture Strategy, where he focused on transforming customer experience and digital enablement programs for leading Financial Services firms. Prior to Accenture, Stephen worked as Head of Strategy and Head of Product (Business) for Noble Markets. While at Noble, Stephen was responsible for evaluating and implementing key strategic objectives, including the development of Noble’s banking and trade settlement products. Stephen holds a B.A. from Cornell University and an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis (Olin School of Business).