Michael Coletta has been focused on Blockchain technology in the financial market infrastructure space for over 3 years. In late 2017, he joined London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) Emerging Technology team to lead the group’s technology strategy for adopting Blockchain across LSEG’s capital markets and financial market infrastructure businesses. Michael also represents LSEG in the European Commission’s Expert Group on Regulatory Hurdles to FinTech Innovation.

In his previous role at CME Group, he was involved in cryptocurrency futures and also worked on other Blockchain related PoCs focused on post-trade settlement and collateral management. Prior focusing efforts on Blockchain, he spent 10 years working on software development and architecture derivatives clearing and building next-generation risk management tools for the CME Clearing House.