Hailey Lennon has been a legal advisor in the fintech and virtual currencyindustry for many years. She currently serves as Director of Compliance at bitFlyer USA, the largest bitcoin exchange in the world. Hailey helped oversee the Tokyo based company’s expansion into the US last November and facilitated acquisition of the coveted New York BitLicense. Prior to Joining bitFlyer USA, Hailey led Silvergate Bank’s Fintech and Virtual Currency Compliance Department as Regulatory Compliance and Legal Advisor. Before Silvergate Bank, Hailey was In-House Counsel for a currency exchange company and before that a Commercial Litigation Attorney at Gordon & Rees. Hailey received her Juris Doctorate from University of San Diego School of Law and undergraduate degree in Business Law from Loyola Marymount University.