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Stephen Chen


Stephen Chen is an internationally-focused, strategically driven CFO with access to a network of companies and family offices.

Stephen Chen is an internationally-focused, strategically driven CFO with access to a network of companies and family offices. Stephen has led, advised, and scaled crypto companies in the digital assets space. Companies he has advised include X-Meta, a Binance powered crypto exchange, Inflation Hedging Coin, a BEP20 token, Checkmate, and Zeus eSports.

Over the years he has developed a diverse set of skills to deal with a wide range of situations, grow new business lines, and address problems and issues as they arise. He has a unique ability to simplify the processes that are to the advantage of everyone in the organization.

Stephen is a member of the US Chamber of Commerce in New York City, the Urban Land Institute, the New York Investment Network, and the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE).

Stephen’s philanthropic work has been covered by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Fox News, ABC, and NBC. He has spoken at Yale, Brown, NYU, and Columbia University and is the recipient of the Orphans International Global Citizenship Award, the Dragon 100 Fellowship, and the C.V. Starr Fellowship. He has been profiled in two books, “Luck Does Not Exist” by Mario Calabresi and “Inspired!” by Vik Venkatraman.

Stephen was educated at New York University and Brown University.