Heidi Pease

@ Head of Investment Products, Wave Financial Group

Heidi is Head of Investment Products at Wave Financial, a crypto and digital asset
management firm, registered with the US SEC, that launched the first NFT fund investing
in both NFTs and startups building the ecosystem. She is also President of the Board of
Directors for GBBC Giving, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering
underserved communities through access to blockchain technology, and is Cofounder of
PoA, a platform helping artists fundraise, market projects, and build their communities
with blockchain-based-tools including NFTs. Heidi co-founded [email protected] which
led her to launch the Los Angeles Blockchain Lab; a collaboration of academia,
government, and enterprise developing the blockchain ecosystem in Southern California
and abroad. She provides blockchain training to women through her organization
HerCode and is a frequent lecturer for leading academic institutions, executive and
government events, and community programs such as TedX. She is a Board Member of
[email protected], Female Advisory Board for Lamborghini, and former Honorary
Co-chair of US Trade Missions Blockchain for the US Department of Commerce. Prior
to her blockchain activism, Heidi focused on turning around distressed assets, growing
small businesses into top-tier national firms, and leading sales teams for companies
including AIG. She has an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.