Paul Brigner

Paul Brigner is the Director of Technology Policy at the Chamber of Digital Commerce, representing the world’s leading innovators, operators and investors in the digital asset and blockchain technology ecosystem, including start-ups, software companies, financial institutions and investment firms.

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 Paul leads the Chamber’s special initiatives on smart contracts, accounting, intellectual property, insurance and other issues. Paul joined the Chamber from Georgetown University where he is a Senior Fellow and served as Managing Director of the Blockchain Technology and Ecosystem Design Research Center.  Prior to that, Paul was the North American Bureau Director at the Internet Society, where he managed projects and activities across its functional and programmatic areas in the United States and Canada. Previously, Paul was Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Policy Officer for the Motion Picture Association of America. He also previously was Executive Director, Internet and Technology Policy, for Verizon, where he held numerous management positions over the space of 10 years.  Paul holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.  He is a graduate summa cum laude of Stephen F. Austin State University where he received the Outstanding Computer Science Graduate Award and The Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award.