Templum, Inc. (Templum), a leading innovative technology company focused on the development of new market infrastructure for the digital asset sector, including systems for the initial offering and secondary trading of unregistered digital securities, today announced that industry veteran Annemarie Tierney has joined the firm as Head of Strategy and General Counsel. In this new role, Ms. Tierney will be responsible for continuing the development and execution of Templums strategic initiatives and advising on regulatory issues.
Chris Pallotta, CEO and Co-Founder of Templum said, Annemaries unique legal and regulatory experience with growth stage and established companies, coupled with her knowledge in utilizing blockchain technology in the digital asset space, make her an ideal fit for Templum. We are thrilled to welcome Annemarie to the team and look forward to leveraging her expertise to strengthen our business and further our role as a leader in digital asset infrastructure.
Ms. Tierney added, Templum presents the perfect opportunity to leverage my business, legal and regulatory experience in the issuance and secondary trading of unregistered securities. I am excited to join Templums dynamic management team as we help to shape how digital assets are traded as securities.
Ms. Tierney joins Templum from The Nasdaq Private Market (NPM), where she served as Vice President and Head of Strategy and New Markets. While at NPM, Ms. Tierney was responsible for the legal and regulatory assessment of strategic opportunities across a range of products and services, in depth strategic and legal analysis and thought leadership efforts. Prior to joining NPM, Ms. Tierney was EVP, Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at SecondMarket Holdings, Inc. (now Digital Currency Group), where she was responsible for the firms legal and broker dealer compliance. Previously, she served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at NYFIX, Inc., and Assistant General Counsel at NYSE Euronext where she served as a member of the companys IPO readiness and public company reporting team. Earlier in her career, Ms. Tierney was a Senior Associate in the corporate finance group of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Senior Counsel at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ms. Tierney holds a JD from the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America and a BS in Finance and a BA in International Relations from the University of Delaware.
Templum is a leading innovative technology company focused on the development of new market infrastructure for the digital asset sector, including systems for the initial offering and secondary trading of unregistered securities. Templum is the parent Company of Templum Markets, LLC, the operator of the Templum ATS. Templum was established by a group of principals with extensive experience in both the blockchain space and the securities industry, helping shape the innovative technology into a viable and scalable industry.