John Jefferies

Chief Financial Analyst, CipherTrace

John Jefferies, Chief Financial Analyst at CipherTrace, has held leadership positions with a variety of cyber security companies over twenty years. JJ joined CipherTrace from Samsung’s Strategy Innovation Center where he led blockchain initiatives. Previously JJ served as the GM of Abaca, which filtered six billion messages daily for Yahoo!Mail, AT&T, and iCloud. Mr. Jefferies obtained an MBA from the Ivy School of Business and a BA in Finance from Michigan State University’s Honors College.

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