WASHINGTON, June 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN ) today announced further investment in its Blockchain and Digital Assets practice with the appointment of professionals including Mike Carter as Senior Managing Director and Steve Fisher as a managing director of the technology segment.
“In the midst of a long period of turmoil in the digital asset markets, clients are looking for expert guidance and technology-driven solutions to support their ongoing participation in this rapidly growing space,” said Sophie Ross, Global CEO of FTI Technology. “We have assembled and continue to grow a Blockchain and Digital Assets practice with the technical, regulatory, legal, strategic and creative experience needed to help our clients respond to risks as well as identify and exploit opportunities. Added by Mike , Steve and other new team members reflect our firm’s commitment to delivering for our clients in this industry, across the full spectrum of their needs.”
Mr. Carter, who is based in Miami, is an expert in digital assets and research. He has extensive experience in consulting, risk management and investigative data services for clients in a wide range of industries, including digital assets, construction, manufacturing, financial services and utilities. Prior to joining FTI Technology, Mr. Carter was a senior executive for a major digital asset exchange, where he led the scaling and redesign of global data risk programs. He has also led a number of regulatory and sensitive investigation projects at global consulting firms.
Based in Boston, Mr. Fisher has more than 20 years of experience in product design, innovation strategy, blockchain, cryptoassets, DeFi, NFT, Web3 and metaverse. He has advised clients and startups in aerospace, healthcare, retail, supply chain, insurance and other sectors. Prior to joining FTI Technology, Mr. Fisher was an innovation leader and design futurist at McKinsey, where he specialized in new venture creation, early stage investments and business building in the Web3 ecosystem.
In response to growing client demand for specialized, technical expertise and solutions in digital assets, FTI Technology’s Blockchain and Digital Assets practice has grown rapidly over the past year. In addition to Mr. Carter and Mr. Fisher’s appointments, Li Sun and Jimmy Johnson joined as directors, along with a number of other industry experts in recent months. Collectively, new team members across the practice bring more than six decades of experience from organizations including the FBI, Coinbase, HSBC and Crypto.com, and deep experience handling digital asset disputes and investigations, leading technical development projects and working with blockchain and digital asset data in fintech and financial industries.
Steven S. McNew, senior managing director and global head of blockchain and digital assets at FTI Consulting, added: “Globally, clients struggle to understand a complex and rapidly evolving regulatory landscape, mitigate risk, respond to complex disputes and design investment and innovation for future resilience. These latest additions to our team are highly complementary to the existing expertise across our practice and enhance the scale, scope and impact of our robust blockchain and digital asset offerings.”
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business consulting firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political and regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 7,700 employees located in 31 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The company generated $3.03 billion in revenue during fiscal 2022. In certain jurisdictions, FTI Consulting’s services are provided through distinct legal entities that are separately capitalized and independently managed. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.
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