Chief Business Officer, nChain Group
Jimmy Nguyen is Chief Business Officer for the nChain Group of companies. nChain is the global leader in research and development of innovations in blockchain technology. Jimmy previously served as nChain’s Chief IP, Communications & Legal Officer. As Chief Business Officer, he oversees development of business relationships and commercial opportunities; he also continues to manage nChain’s IP program, corporate communications and legal needs.
Jimmy joined nChain after a 21-year legal career as an intellectual property and digital technology lawyer. He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional/U.S. During his private practice career as a partner in major U.S. law firms, Jimmy represented multinational corporates and emerging companies in the technology, entertainment & media, financial services, consumer products and retail sectors. A leader in the legal community, Jimmy was formerly Chair of the State Bar of California’s Intellectual Property Law section, co-chaired the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s IP, Internet and New Media section, and co-chaired the California Minority Counsel Program. Jimmy has been recognized by Lawdragon as one of the 500 Leading Lawyers in America (2008) and a “dynamo talent,” by the Century City Bar Association as “Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year” (2011), by Diversity MBA Magazine” as a “Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive Leader” (2015), by the California Minority Counsel Program as an inductee into its “Diversity Leader Hall of Fame” (2015), and by the Association of Media & Entertainment Counsel with its Industry Leader Award (2017).