G. Daniel (Dan) Doney serves as Managing Director, Chief Technology Officer of DTCC Digital Assets, the firm’s institutional-grade, digital asset infrastructure and products (formerly Securrency). DTCC Digital Asset’s products unlock the value of digital assets and advance the industry’s digital transformation journey. Within this role, Dan is responsible for overseeing the technology strategy that underpins the firm’s digital asset products and services while ensuring they evolve in tandem with client and regulatory needs.
Before DTCC, Dan was Chief Technology Officer and Founder of Securrency. As CTO, Dan was the architect of platforms leveraging blockchain to transform financial market infrastructure. This technology is at the core of the first publicly available, regulator approved, US registered funds on the blockchain. Dan authored 4 awarded patents (and 11 pending) to enable secure, compliant, scalable institutional use of blockchain networks.
Prior to founding Securrency, Dan served as the U.S. intelligence community’s first Chief Innovation Officer from 2012-2015. While there, he implemented an aggressive Innovation Strategy, the first of its kind in government, to support the rapid assessment of emerging technology and enhance agency execution agility. His initiatives yielded significant savings, channeled ideas into mission impact, and streamlined the adoption of emerging technology. Dan received the 2014 Federal Fierce 15 award for his work as a change agent in government. He also consulted for the FBI Office of Private Sector executing a mission to help protect private sector entities from Cyber, Criminal, Counterintelligence and Terrorism threats. Dan started his career as a nuclear submarine officer in the U.S. Navy.
A recognized expert in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Enterprise Architecture, Identity and Data Solutions, Dan has been an innovator across a wide variety of fields drawing on his background in social systems, control theory, software engineering, and more. Dan graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1992 with a B.S. in Control Systems Engineering and an additional major in Economics and received an M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from MIT in 1994.