At the time Satoshi Nakamoto released the Bitcoin whitepaper Donald was newly graduated with a finance degree in his hands and feet wading through the worst financial crisis of his lifetime. Donald’s banking career began at a century-old institution, and ended within 9 months due to FDIC controlled takeover.
Landing at a digital marketing agency he spent the majority of his next 10+ years as CFO. During this period, together with his wife, they founded, operated, and sold their first startup. To be immediately followed by his introduction to distributed ledger technology as a merchant processing cryptocurrency transactions.
This transitional period to decentralized technologies led Donald to embark on his ongoing 5+ year career focusing wholly on Decentralized Identity. Establishing Tuum Technologies in 2018 with his Co-Founder they’re on a mission to develop self-owned identities that aid in the blending of online and physical realities to benefit all of humanity.

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