Jerry Brito

Executive Director at Coin Center

Jerry Brito

Jerry Brito

Executive Director at Coin Center


Jerry Brito is executive director of Coin Center, a non-profit research and advocacy center focused on the public policy issues facing cryptocurrency technologies such as Bitcoin. Previously he directed the Technology Policy Program at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and served as adjunct professor of law at George Mason University. His research has focused on technology and Internet policy, copyright, and the regulatory process. Jerry is the recipient of the Public Knowledge IP3 Award and was named one of Washington's 100 top tech leaders by Washingtonian magazine and to the POLITICO 50 list of D.C. influencers. He lives in Annandale, Virginia, with his wife Kathleen O’Hearn and their dog Jerkface.

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Jerry Brito
Executive Director at Coin Center
JD Regulatory Studies
Class of 2005

George Mason University School of Law (Mason Law or GMUSL) is the law school of George Mason University, a state university in Virginia, United States. The law school is located in Arlington, thirteen miles east of the university's main campus in Fairfax. George Mason University School of Law was authorized by the Virginia General Assembly in March 1979 and was founded on July 1, 1979. The American Bar Association provisionally approved the school in the fall of 1980 and granted full approval in 1986.

BA Political Science
Class of 1999

Florida International University is a vibrant, student-centered public research university, ideally located in Miami, that is worlds ahead in its commitment to learning, research, entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity so that our graduates are prepared to succeed in a global market.

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Court Innovations develops and implements online negotiation systems for courts and constituents. The company’s online solutions enable its customers to extend their courts to provide online resolution options for litigants charged with relatively-minor offenses; help litigants with outstanding issues to understand their options and navigate the court online without needing to hire an attorney; and more. Court Innovations is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Washingtonian Magazine - Tech Titans, Government 2.0
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