Jonathan Pailla


Jonathan M. Padilla currently serves as CEO and Co-Founder of Snickerdoodle Labs; a venture-funded startup focused on building the metadata layer of Web 3.0 and empowering individuals to take control of their data. He additionally serves as a Co-Founder and Director of Stanford’s Future of Digital Currency Initiative that has brought together blockchain and traditional tech firms to advance central bank digital currency. He has worked at the top levels of blockchain strategy for Paypal,, and Barrick Gold Mining.

His previous work on digital asset regulation has been used by the Financial Stability Board and earned him a spot on the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 List in Law and Policy as well as a spot as a senior fellow at Oxford’s Centre for Technology and Global Affairs where he worked to advance regulatory research for the blockchain space.