Hena Venugopal

Innovation Strategy Director, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC)

Hena has immense experience on Enterprise Blockchain as she leads Innovation Strategy for Project ION, which is a top 10 Blockchain project in Forbes rankings. As a published author of Verse the Party book, she believes in easening the entry barriers to innovative technology learning by simplifying the concepts in fun way. is passionate about women's leadership, she mentors the next generation of technology talent, supporting STEM and early-career programs including G100, Destination Imagination, Girls Who Code, and Inner Engineering Institute. Hena holds an MBA in Marketing. She is a R3 Certified Blockchain Professional and has completed Fintech Disruption Technology Studies from MIT with multiple Fire Hydrant Nominations. She is an avid golfer and member of the Dallas chapter of LPGA Amateurs Association.