Executive Producer and Writer of the Hold On For Dear Life comedy series about crypto being produced by Beacon Pictures, Chris Martin is a seasoned veteran of global currency markets. Chris began her career at the Federal Reserve System and graduated Summa Cum Laude from CU Boulder with a degree in International Economics. Trading derivatives and fiat currencies, Chris worked for several fund managers and broker-dealers including Charles Schwab, Odeon Capital, STW Fixed Income Management, Potomac Assets and Pantera Capital. Chris also founded, built and ran the touring music business, Backstage Artist Lounge, which completed hundreds of festival dates in partnership with Live Nation, AEG, Sixthman, Goldenvoice, True North and Vh1. Chris served on the Board of the Geena Davis Institute and was elected Trustee of the University of Colorado Foundation (>$1 billion in assets). Since 2017, Chris’s research, investing and company-building have been focused entirely on crypto and blockchain.