John D'Agostino

Co-founder AIMA DAWG, Strategy Coinbase

John D’Agostino is Co-Founder of AIMA DAWG. He is Senior Advisor to Coinbase Institutional and serves on the board of directors of several of the world’s largest digital asset funds. John was head of strategy for the New York Mercantile Exchange, where he helped transition the floor to electronic trading and led the effort to develop the first Middle East energy derivatives exchange in partnership with the Dubai Government. This work, and John’s role, was chronicled as the subject of two NY Times best-selling books, Rigged by local Boston author Ben Mezrich, and The Start Up Of You by LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman. John received a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford University. He lectures in Fintech at Instead, MIT and Columbia Universities. In 2019, John was named Chair of the United Kingdom’s US Asset Management Working Group by Her Majesty’s Government.