Sean Ristau

Sean Ristau

EVP, Strategic Business Development

Prime Trust

Sean is the EVP of Strategic Business Development at Prime Trust, LLC. A Nevada-based Trust Company & Qualified Custodian. Sean has an executive with an extensive 21-year background and is fluent in most sectors of the capital markets industry. Having worked on capital markets' trading, business, and technology sides, Sean can apply views from different angles. Sean was an early adopter of crowdfunding, electronic trading, wealth management, cryptocurrencies, digital asset, and blockchain-based technologies.

Additionally, Sean has spent a significant amount of time consulting and advising firms in these spaces. In 2015, Sean founded the FIX Protocol Digital Currency & Blockchain Working Group, a group working to ensure FIX Protocol proper representation in the ever-changing area. Sean is still the Chairman of this group. In addition, Sean is an Advisory Board Member for the Security Traders Association of Chicago. Further, in 2017 Sean was asked to be on the International Standards Organization (ISO) Board for Digital Assets ISO/TC 68/SC 8/WG 3 – Second tier registry for digital currency codes. Sean continues to be heavily involved in the Crypto & Blockchain space as a leader and frequent speaker.

Sean holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Colorado Technical University. He is also a frequent speaker around current and emerging capital market solutions.