Kristin Boggiano

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Kristin Boggiano
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Occupation President & Co-Founder
Employer CrossTower
Location New York
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Kristin Boggiano is a New York-based lawyer, asset management and crypto market technology executive who is a co-founder and president of Crosstower, an exchange operator focusing on the crypto market sector.

She is a founder, chair of the board and the president of Women in Derivatives (WIND), a non-profit whose mission is to develop women leaders in the financial industry. [1]

Previously, she was the chief legal officer and on the executive committee of AlphaPoint, a blockchain company focused on enabling institutions to launch, scale, and operate digital asset networks and exchanges. In this role, she overaw the company’s legal, regulatory, and government relations functions.

Boggiano was previously a managing director with Guggenheim Partners, where she provided legal advice related to its investment management business.

She has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry and writes frequently about private fund-related topics. She is also a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars.


Before working at Guggenheim, she was a special counsel at Schulte Roth & Zabel, where she structured private funds and negotiated structured transactions, including credit and equity based products, CLNs, CLOs, CDOs, derivatives related to ABS and RMBS and derivatives on private funds.

Before joining Schulte Roth & Zabel, Boggiano was an associate on the derivatives desk at Merrill Lynch.

She began her career with stints at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).[2]


Boggiano earned a J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, an M.B.A. from Northeastern University Graduate School of Business, and a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College.

MarketsWiki Education

Boggiano participated in the MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity series in New York at Nasdaq in July of 2016.


  1. Kristin Boggiano. Women in Derivatives.
  2. Global Blockchain Company AlphaPoint Adds Industry Veteran Kristin Boggiano as Chief Legal Officer to Executive Team. AlphaPoint.
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