Ian is the CEO and Founder of Socratic Consultancy and is a Principal Engineer at Wells Fargo. He leverages nearly a decade of leadership experience in SaaS transaction management in the US Real Estate Closing Industry by partnering with Fortune 500 firms like First American Title Insurance and Fidelity National Title Insurance. Ian secured the first major Blockchain-as-a-Service deal in the US Title and Escrow Industry. Having been in the web3 space since 2017, Ian is a seasoned crypto and blockchain expert for 20+ companies. Ian is a current and past member of many trade associations that promote public-private partnership and guide the adoption of distributed ledger technologies. He is currently pursuing his Doctor in Business Administration and is a trusted partner to a vast web3 investor network.