Team resources


Compliance & Risk Management

Lynn Connolly, Partner & Founder

  • Compliance Advisory for Sapien and CogniPet 
  • Board member SolarCoin Foundation
  • Advisor Kontrakt
  • Advisory services for Lykke Corporation, cryptocurrency exchange, areas of compliance, risk management, ALM, trading strategies, and ICO token due diligence. 
  • Chief Compliance Officer and Director of Research for Fossil Free Indexes (FFI), and structuring of energy investment fund strategies.
  • Over 30 years in financial services, working for firms such as Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan Chase, and Deloitte.
  • Advisory services to global financial institutions, asset managers, and funds in compliance, risk management, regulatory requirements, strategies, and valuation.
  • Co-authored whitepaper “The Missing Link: How a Distributed Ledger System Can Support Global Climate Action.”
  • Published in the areas of risk management and valuation, speaker at industry events.
  • Series 65 License, Uniform Investment Advisor Law Examination.
  • B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. 


Valuation & Economic Assessment

Paul Johnson, Partner

  • Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School and the Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University. Teaches courses on value investing, digital currency and blockchain to graduate business students
  • Principal of FinTech Think Tank & Senior Advisor to the SolarCoin Foundation
  • 35 years of experience as an investment professional and 25 years as a business school professor. Has analyzed all sectors of the technology industry and participated in more than 100 venture capital investments and investment banking transactions in his career as a sell-side analyst, hedge fund manager, and investment banker
  • Co-author Pitch the Perfect Investment, contributing annotator to The Most Important Thing, Illuminated, by Howard Marks, and, co-author The Gorilla Game, Picking Winners in High Technology
  • MBA in Finance from the Executive Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley


Strategy & Technology

Nick Gogerty, Senior Advisor

  • Co-founder SolarCoin (58 countries, renewable energy reward)
  • Blockchain advisor to governments, ministers, G20, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNDP, Fortune 500, global banks and hedge funds
  • MIT Solve winner UN HQ: chronic disease with blockchain solution
  • Award UN COP22 (blockchain micro-grid design for dev. world)
  • Bridgewater Sr. Business Analyst (world’s largest hedge fund)
  • Chief Analyst deep future research institute modeled on MIT MediaLab: 70 projects (AI, computation, life sciences, etc.)
  • Ivy League author: innovation/macro-economics & value investing
  • MBA quantitative approach to hedge funds