Meltem is Director of Development at Digital Currency Group (DCG), a firm focused on building and supporting bitcoin and blockchain companies by leveraging its insights, network, and access to capital. In her role, Meltem leads the team that drives growth, network, and strategy across a portfolio of over 90 portfolio companies across 25 countries, dozens of strategic investors, 3 operating subsidiaries, and DCG’s corporate partners and leading academic institutions. In addition, she is building DCG’s newest venture, the DCG Corporate Network, which is working to connect the fragmented blockchain technology ecosystem.
Meltem holds a BA in Mathematical Economics from Rice University and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. She is a guest lecturer at the MIT Media Lab, and is a member of the World Economic Forum Blockchain Council.