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Staci Warden

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Staci Warden

Board Member, Algorand Foundation; former Executive Director, Global Market Development, Milken Institute
Staci Warden

For eight years, Staci Warden ran the Global Market Development Practice at the Milken Institute, where she led initiatives on strengthening capital markets, crypto/blockchain, and innovative finance of the sustainable development goals. Prior to Milken, Warden ran J.P. Morgan’s public sector practice for EMEA out of London. Before that, she led the Nasdaq’s two markets for microcap companies and had senior roles at the U.S. Treasury Department, the Center for Global Development, and the Harvard Institute for International Development. Warden has done business in over 50 countries and has advised, spoken, and written widely on issues of capital-market development, financial innovation for inclusion, and access to capital. In addition to the Algorand Foundation, she sits on the boards of the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC) and the Energy for Growth Hub. She chairs the Board of the Rwandan Capital Market Authority, a cabinet-appointed position. Warden also serves on several advisory committees, including the advisory committees of United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), the European Parliament’s Science and Technology Committee (STOA), and the U.S. Financial Technology Association (FTA).