Hailey Lennon is Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs at bitFlyer USA, a global cryptocurrency exchange based out of Tokyo, Japan. Ms. Lennon helped oversee the company's expansion into the US in 2017, developing the company's compliance program and obtaining money transmitter licensing and the New York BitLicense. She has advocated for self-regulation of the cryptocurrency industry and currently serves as a Board Member of the Virtual Commodity Association. Ms. Lennon also serves on the ACAMS Northern District Executive Board as Co-Programming Director.
Prior to Joining bitFlyer, Ms. Lennon helped develop Silvergate Bank's Fintech and Cryptocurrency Branch as Legal Advisor. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law and undergraduate degree in Business Law from Loyola Marymount University.