tZERO announced that it has promoted Alan Konevsky as executive VP and Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer, effective from March 2022.

In a recent press release shared with Finance Magnates, Alan Konevsky, a senior executive and general counsel with an integrated operational skillset, has been elevated by tZERO, an international leader in blockchain technology for capital markets, to the appointment of Executive Vice President and Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer.

Konevsky brings in excess of two decades of international experience to tZERO across a range of senior roles from Mastercard, Goldman Sachs, and Sullivan & Cromwell. In the new role, Konevsky will take on a number of responsibilities covering a range of strategic, corporate, legal, regulatory and other matters. Additionally, he will be involved in guiding tZERO’s growth strategy under David Goone’s leadership, who was recently named tZERO’s Chief Executive Officer.

A Snapshot of Konevsky’s Career

Prior to the statement, Konevsky has been fulfilling two positions at tZERO. Most recently, he took on the additional role of Interim Chief Executive Officer on top of his existing position as Chief Legal Officer and Board Secretary. During this period, he managed a broad cross-functional set of executive responsibilities, combining business and legal experience in financial services and other highly regulated industries, capital markets, technology, and strategy.

Currently, he is a member of the Board of Directors for the BostonSecurity Token Exchange LLC, which is tZERO’s joint venture with BOX Digital Markets LLC, as well as being a member of the (The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation Private Securities Executive Advisory Board for the last year.

Earlier on, Mastercard recruited Konevsky where he spent more than four years. His last position was Senior Vice President and Division Counsel of Strategic Initiatives and Technology & Operations. Before this promotion, he satisfied the requirements of the post as Senior Vice President of the Lead Strategic Initiatives Counsel. Originally, he started in November 2014 as Senior Managing Counsel of M&A.

In addition, Goldman Sachs hired him as its Managing Director and Senior Counsel. For three years, he successfully accomplished the tasks of the position.

Konevsky spent the bulk of his career at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP working between New York and London for almost twelve years. He ended up spending the last four years as Special Counsel. Although, he completed the previous eight years as an Associate.

A Critical Role in tZERO’s Strategy and Operations

Commenting on the announcement, Matt Mosman, Chairman of tZERO’s Board of Directors and General Partner at Pelion Venture Partners, said: “Alan is a key member of the experienced tZERO team and as one of the longest-serving leaders at the company. He has played a critical role in tZERO’s strategy and operations, including during the leadership transition. Alan did a tremendous job in keeping the company humming during his interim leadership over the past months, and I look forward to watching him accelerate tZERO’s growth in his new role with the company together with David and the rest of the tZERO team.”

“I am delighted to be a part of tZERO and work with Alan to lead our talented team through the company’s next stage of growth and development,” Goone added.

Konevsky pointed out: “It has been an honor to steer tZERO’s business operations during the leadership transition. I have great personal and professional admiration for David and his accomplishments and am enthused to continue working with the tZERO team as we develop new markets and products that leverage the secular relevance of digital infrastructure for institutional, retail and consumer ecosystems, including with cryptocurrencies, securities and NFTs.”

tZERO announced that it has promoted Alan Konevsky as executive VP and Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer, effective from March 2022.

In a recent press release shared with Finance Magnates, Alan Konevsky, a senior executive and general counsel with an integrated operational skillset, has been elevated by tZERO, an international leader in blockchain technology for capital markets, to the appointment of Executive Vice President and Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer.

Konevsky brings in excess of two decades of international experience to tZERO across a range of senior roles from Mastercard, Goldman Sachs, and Sullivan & Cromwell. In the new role, Konevsky will take on a number of responsibilities covering a range of strategic, corporate, legal, regulatory and other matters. Additionally, he will be involved in guiding tZERO’s growth strategy under David Goone’s leadership, who was recently named tZERO’s Chief Executive Officer.

A Snapshot of Konevsky’s Career

Prior to the statement, Konevsky has been fulfilling two positions at tZERO. Most recently, he took on the additional role of Interim Chief Executive Officer on top of his existing position as Chief Legal Officer and Board Secretary. During this period, he managed a broad cross-functional set of executive responsibilities, combining business and legal experience in financial services and other highly regulated industries, capital markets, technology, and strategy.

Currently, he is a member of the Board of Directors for the BostonSecurity Token Exchange LLC, which is tZERO’s joint venture with BOX Digital Markets LLC, as well as being a member of the (The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation Private Securities Executive Advisory Board for the last year.

Earlier on, Mastercard recruited Konevsky where he spent more than four years. His last position was Senior Vice President and Division Counsel of Strategic Initiatives and Technology & Operations. Before this promotion, he satisfied the requirements of the post as Senior Vice President of the Lead Strategic Initiatives Counsel. Originally, he started in November 2014 as Senior Managing Counsel of M&A.

In addition, Goldman Sachs hired him as its Managing Director and Senior Counsel. For three years, he successfully accomplished the tasks of the position.

Konevsky spent the bulk of his career at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP working between New York and London for almost twelve years. He ended up spending the last four years as Special Counsel. Although, he completed the previous eight years as an Associate.

A Critical Role in tZERO’s Strategy and Operations

Commenting on the announcement, Matt Mosman, Chairman of tZERO’s Board of Directors and General Partner at Pelion Venture Partners, said: “Alan is a key member of the experienced tZERO team and as one of the longest-serving leaders at the company. He has played a critical role in tZERO’s strategy and operations, including during the leadership transition. Alan did a tremendous job in keeping the company humming during his interim leadership over the past months, and I look forward to watching him accelerate tZERO’s growth in his new role with the company together with David and the rest of the tZERO team.”

“I am delighted to be a part of tZERO and work with Alan to lead our talented team through the company’s next stage of growth and development,” Goone added.

Konevsky pointed out: “It has been an honor to steer tZERO’s business operations during the leadership transition. I have great personal and professional admiration for David and his accomplishments and am enthused to continue working with the tZERO team as we develop new markets and products that leverage the secular relevance of digital infrastructure for institutional, retail and consumer ecosystems, including with cryptocurrencies, securities and NFTs.”