Jessica Renier is Managing Director of Digital Finance at the Institute of International Finance. She previously served as Associate Director at the White House Office of Management and Budget in the Executive Office of the President. In this role, she oversaw a range of Federal Government agencies, including the Departments of Housing and Urban Development, Treasury, Commerce, and the Small Business Administration. Prior to that, she served as Senior Counselor for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, as well as Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary for Domestic Finance where she led the Department’s financial technology and innovation policy, with subject matter expertise in digital assets, smart contracts, and artificial intelligence.
Prior to joining Treasury, she was a manager in Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy & Operations practice for the banking and securities industry, specializing in blockchain technology and digital identity. She also previously worked at the Federal Reserve Banks of New York and Dallas, J.P. Morgan Securities, and the Hoover Institution.
She holds an M.B.A. from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, an M.A. in Defense and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College, and a B.A. in Economics, Communication, and Spanish from Trinity University. She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and an Officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve.