The Founding Organizers
The following people are instrumental in getting the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium mobilized. Ultimately, the Board of Directors will be appointed by its members and the governing body will oversee the activities of the Consortium.
David is one of the founders of the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium. He is also the founder and CEO of Integra, Inc., which is the developer of the Integra Ledger “Blockchain for Law”. Prior to founding Integra, David was the founder and CEO of Privātim, which was a secure communication and collaboration technology platform for law firms and clients. Earlier in his career, he was the founder and CEO of Millennium Venture Group, which was a national commercial real estate finance and development platform.
David is a former chairman of the board of Youthbiz, a Denver-based non-profit focused on business education for inner city youth. He is a graduate of Rice University and Harvard Business School and resides in Colorado with his wife and two children.
jay d. hull
Jay D. Hull is a recognized leader in legal innovation and change management. Jay most recently served as Chief Innovation Partner for Davis Wright Tremaine and was the founding partner and leader of the firm’s innovation initiative, DWT De Novo. Under Jay’s leadership, Davis Wright Tremain was named, “Innovative Law Firm of the Year” by the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) an unprecedented two times in a row in 2015 and 2016.
Having served as senior in-house counsel for many years, Jay understands the pressures faced by in-house legal teams. It’s with this understanding and his many years practicing as a business transactions lawyer in the technology field that Jay looks for creative solutions to clients’ business and legal challenges.
Pierson Grider is a Denver based legal professional, technology enthusiast, and blockchain pioneer. He has a long history in technology, law, and non-profit organizations. At the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium he is organizing members and helping them develop blockchain solutions as proof of concepts. Currently, he works for Integra, which is standardizing a blockchain for the legal industry. Pierson is excited to see the GLBC member's creative and innovative solutions with blockchain technology.
Pierson graduated cum laude from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and received his B.A. from James Madison College at Michigan State University in International Relations with a specialization in Science and Technology Public Policy.