Blythe Masters is CEO of Digital Asset Holdings, a company that builds distributed, encrypted straight through processing tools to improve efficiency, security, compliance and settlement speed.
Blythe was previously a senior executive at J.P. Morgan, which she left in 2014 after a career spanning 27 years, following the successful sale of the bank’s physical commodities business which she built.
Named J.P. Morgan's head of Global Commodities in 2007, Blythe was responsible for building an integrated physical and financial commodity business, including market-making, structuring, risk management, financing and warehousing capabilities across the full spectrum of commodity asset classes.
From 2012, in addition to Global Commodities, she was responsible for the Corporate & Investment Bank's Regulatory Affairs overseeing strategies to address the range of complex regulatory changes. She was a member of the J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank Operating Committee and previously the firm's Executive Committee.
From 2004 to 2007, she was Chief Financial Officer of the Investment Bank. Prior to that role, she was J.P. Morgan's head of Global Credit Portfolio and Credit Policy and Strategy. Earlier positions at J.P. Morgan include head of North American Structured Credit Products, co-head of Asset Backed Securitization and head of Global Credit Derivatives Marketing.
From 2012 to 2014, Blythe was chair of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA). From 2008-2010 she was chair of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA).
Blythe is the chair of the board of Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. She is also a member of the board of directors of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the Global Fund for Women.
Speaker at Money20/20 Europe 2016