Jeremy D. Allaire

Co-founder of Circle

Jeremy D. Allaire is a leading technologist and blockchain entrepreneur who is the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Circle. This global financial technology firm enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of stablecoins and public blockchains for payments and commerce. Circle is the pioneer of USD Coin (USDC), the fastest growing, fully-reserved, and regulated dollar digital currency.

Allaire has also co-founded and led several other successful internet companies, such as Brightcove, an online video platform, and Allaire Corporation, which created ColdFusion, the first commercial web application server platform. He has provided expert testimony on digital assets and monetary policy before the US Senate and the IMF.

Moreover, Allaire has been named to the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions Co-Chairs. He is also the host of The Money Movement podcast, where he chronicles the ideas and opportunities driving the new era of digital money through discussions with leaders in blockchain, crypto, DeFi, and financial inclusion.