Jennifer O’Rourke is the Co-Founder and President of Attest, a blockchain-based digital identity company. Jennifer is also the Director of Public Engagement at the Chicago Blockchain Center. Prior to Attest, Jennifer served as the State of Illinois Blockchain Business Liaison, where she supported distributed ledger technology development and as the Deputy Director of the Office of Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology at the Illinois Department of Commerce where she lead projects focusing on economic development. Jennifer previously held a number of strategic and market development positions in the financial services industry. Most recently, Jennifer was with CME Group, serving as a Manager of Global Business Development where she was responsible for expanding CME Group’s presence in the developing and frontier markets. Previous to this, Jennifer worked for Royal Bank of Scotland and Deutsche Bank in London.