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Caitlin Long

OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS 2019

Bachelor of Art - 1990

Laramie native and A&S alumna, Caitlin Long is 22-year Wall Street veteran and an expert in bitcoin and blockchain technology. Active in bitcoin since 2012, Long helped drive Wyoming’s trail-blazing 2018 blockchain legislation as a co-founder of the Wyoming Blockchain Coalition.

From 2016 to 2018, Long was chairman and president of Symbiont, an enterprise blockchain company. She ran Morgan Stanley’s pension business (2007-2016), held senior roles at Credit Suisse (1997-2007), and began her career at Salomon Brothers (1994-1997).

At Morgan Stanley, Long advised on the settlement of nearly $40 billion of pension obligations for GM, Verizon, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Motorola, and JC Penney, among others. At Credit Suisse she helped place the Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) of MetLife, Manulife, Prudential, Principal, and John Hancock. An active UW alumna, Long most recently chaired UW’s inaugural 2018 hackathon for software developers, WyoHackathon, and she previously served on the UW Foundation Board of Directors and the A&S Board of Visitors.

Inc., an American weekly business magazine, named Long one of ten business leaders changing the world through tech (2016); MarketsMedia, a content provider for all sectors of the securities industry through print, online, and event platforms, gave her its 2016 Women in Finance Award for Excellence in Blockchain; and Institutional Investor, an online business publication, named her to its list of the most influential people in pensions (2013, 2014, 2015). She is a graduate of Harvard Law School (J.D. 1994), the Kennedy School of Government (M.P.P. 1994), and the University of Wyoming (B.A. 1990).

Caitlin Long

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