Red Violet Blockchain Names David Drake Chair Of Strategic Advisory Board

Job Appointments | January 11, 2018 By:

Cogint, Inc. a provider of information and performance marketing solutions, has appointed blockchain and cryptocurrency expert David Drake as chairman of the strategic advisory board of the company’s new blockchain division, Red Violet Blockchain and Analytical Solutions.

Drake is a founder and chairman of LDJ Capital, a multi-family office which deals in funds worldwide, with access to over $1.5 trillion in assets, and maintains over 50+ global directors and family office partners. Drake is also a prominent advisor in the blockchain, cryptocurrency, and initial coin offering markets.

Previously, Drake collaborated on the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) to create new laws underlying fundraising in the US for all initial coin offerings (ICOs). Drake’s cryptocurrency hedge funds hold crypto, ICOs, and fintech equity as seed investments to assist new offerings to be made via ICOs.

Drake was born in Sweden and is fluent in six languages.  He holds an MBA in Finance and an MA in International Law and Economics from George Washington University.

“Following the recent launch of our blockchain and analytics division, Red Violet Blockchain and Analytical Solutions, we are excited to work with David to assist us in seizing the significant opportunities in front of us,” said Derek Dubner, CEO of cogint.  “David is an expert in blockchain and its many business applications and we believe his leadership in the space will advance our initiatives significantly.”

“I am very excited to lead the strategic advisory board of Red Violet Blockchain and Analytical Solutions,” said Mr. Drake.  “Red Violet’s identity verification and Know Your Customer solutions, and analytical capabilities, have wide-ranging applications across the blockchain landscape and I look forward to driving Red Violet’s expansion.”