Binance.US today announced Norman Reed’s appointment as General Counsel.
In his new role, Norman will helm Binance.US’ legal team and help drive the organization’s efforts to become the most compliant digital asset platform in the U.S.
“It is a rare opportunity to find a legal leader with experiences from the Security and Exchange Commission and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as well as Crypto and FinTech; thankfully we found that in Norman,” said Brian Shroder, CEO of Binance.US. “I’m confident that Norman’s expertise will help pave the way forward for Binance.US to become the most successful and compliant participant in the digital asset industry.”
Norman has extensive senior executive experience in the digital asset arena, including virtual currencies and cryptocurrencies. Before joining Binance.US, he served as General Counsel for financial services companies including Onsa, Nanopay, Carta, Ripple, and Omgeo, LLC. In each of these roles, Norman provided guidance in a time of evolving regulatory scrutiny for emerging and new financial technologies.
In addition to his private sector experience, Norman served as a Managing Director of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation. He has also worked at the Security and Exchange Commission’s Division of Trading and Markets, and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Norman holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in history from Ohio State University, along with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Columbia University.
Norman is the latest senior executive hire to join the legal and compliance teams at Binance.US. With the addition of Norman’s extensive background and experience, Binance.US’ expert legal and compliance teams now have decades of experience at the Department of Justice and at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
We’re pleased to have you on the team, Norman!