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Changing The Block is brought to you by three  professionals who believe blockchain hiring should be more diverse and inclusive.


Brynly Llyr is a technology lawyer, and General Counsel of cLabs, Inc. - working on Celo (a decentralized full stack blockchain platform. Brynly started her legal career at O'Melveny & Myers, then moved in-house to eBay, PayPal, and Ripple. Brynly joined the founding team of Celo in 2018 when it was just an idea. Brynly is a lecturer in blockchain and the law, a frequent presenter and podcaster, and a proud mother and foster youth advocate.


Lee A. Schneider is a financial services and technology lawyer with extensive experience in blockchain. Lee co-hosts the Appetite for Disruption podcast with Troy Paredes and is the contributing editor for the Chambers and Partners FinTech Practice Guide. He co-founded Global Blockchain Convergence and is active with a number of other organizations. Lee serves as General Counsel for block.one and is the father of two wonderful college students. He learns about Japanese art history from his wife.


Amanda Wick is the Chief of Legal Affairs at Chainalysis, Inc. Previously, she served as a Senior Policy Advisor at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) where she advised on issues involving cryptocurrency, money laundering, and human trafficking. Before that, she served for nearly ten years as a federal prosecutor for the Department of Justice (DOJ) where she specialized in cryptocurrency money laundering, asset recovery, and BSA/AML issues. She is an avid practitioner of Stoicism, an Orange Belt in Krav Maga/Fit to Fight Defensive Options, and practices 10th Planet No-Gi Jiu Jitsu. Her passion is empowering other women and she enjoys teaching self-defense training courses for women and femmes.