John F. Svolos is a Managing Director and Head of Cryptocurrency Research at SkyBridge Capital. He has extensive buy-side and sell-side experience with a focus on technology, having been a technology sector specialist at Merrill Lynch, an internet and technology analyst at Wells Capital Management, and most recently, a Managing Director at Oppenheimer, where he gained exposure to blockchain and crypto. Mr. Svolos has met with hundreds of private and public technology companies over the course of decades and made numerous visits to technology supply chain facilities globally. Mr. Svolos also has a legal background with experience in intellectual property and securities law. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and Harvard Law School, cum laude.