Caitlin Long is chairman and president of Symbiont, the market-leading smart contracts platform for institutional uses of distributed ledger technology.  She previously spent 22 years on Wall Street in senior roles, working for Morgan Stanley (2007-2016), Credit Suisse (1997-2007) and Salomon Brothers (1994-1997).  During her career she started and ran three new businesses, was a top-rated equity research analyst for the life insurance sector, and worked directly for the co-CEOs on a business restructuring in Zurich.  Her publicly disclosed pension clients include GM, Verizon, Motorola Solutions, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Timken and JC Penney, and earlier in her career she placed the IPOs of MetLife, Manulife, Prudential, Principal Financial Group and John Hancock.  Institutional Investor named Caitlin to its list of the most influential people in pensions during her final three years on Wall Street.  She has been active in bitcoin since 2012 and blockchains since 2014, serving on an internal working group at Morgan Stanley.  Caitlin blogs at  She is a graduate of Harvard Law School (JD, 1994), the Kennedy School of Government (MPP, 1994) and the University of Wyoming (BA, 1990).