Matthew Commons

Ben Richmond

Matthew is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for applying advanced technologies to new fields. He studied blockchain data structures for several years through think-tank and academic programs, with a focus on strategic implications of blockchain technology for businesses.  Previously, he served as the founding CFO and Managing Director of venture-backed technology company Ogin, where he raised over $150 million of capital and launched the company’s international expansion. He is a member of Coalition of Automated Legal Applications (COALA), the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and the Distributed Futures Executive Forum.  Matthew holds a Master of Business Administration (high distinction) from Harvard Business School and double Bachelor degrees in Science and Arts from the University of Pennsylvania / Wharton School.