Ian is head of Citi’s Global Lab Network and leads Citi’s Blockchain Accelerator. He works with Citi’s innovation labs, venture investing team, business unit executives, and strategic partners to pursue important growth opportunities for Citi that require deep relationships, coordinated investment, and open collaboration. Ian helps lead Citi’s investments and activities in blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. Ian brings over ten years of experience in strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship to Citi Ventures. Prior to joining Citi Ventures in 2014, Ian helped build the global innovation organization at Deloitte, a $34B professional services firm. He co-founded two startups, including a communications app and social enterprise, and spent more six years as a management consultant at Monitor-Deloitte. He has an MBA from UC Berkeley and double bachelor degrees in Design Media Arts and Economics from UCLA.