Nathana O’Brien Sharma

Principal, Crypto-Lotus

Nathana O’Brien Sharma is the Program Director for Faculty Affairs at Singularity University. She’s also faculty in Law, Policy, Ethics and Blockchain, where she writes and speaks on the impact of accelerating technologies and the future of law and governance to audiences of technologists and business leaders. Nathana is a principal at Crypto-Lotus, a cryptocurrency hedge fund.

Nathana is an International Association of Privacy Professionals-certified privacy expert in both the US and the EU and advises companies on navigating complex cross-border privacy issues, particularly in connection with the use of emerging technologies. Nathana was previously a technology transactions associate at Gunderson Dettmer, where she advised high-growth, VC-backed startups and venture funds on a range of technology and business issues. Nathana is a JD/MBA graduate of the Yale Law School and Yale School of Management.

Nathana was a lead researcher at MetaMed, a VC-backed medical research startup and has a background in immunology and neuroscience. She is also a graduate of Singularity University’s Graduate Studies Program.