David Damato has been the Chief Security Officer since 2019 at Gemini, a leading cryptocurrency exchange and custodian. In the past, he spent four years at Tanium, a company that is one of the world’s most valuable privately held cybersecurity providers. He was responsible for engineering exceptional security solutions and led a mature cybersecurity team to help secure government agencies, banks, and Fortune 500 companies across the world. 


He was an early member of the leadership group at Mandiant, an international leader in incident response services. He helped build the foundation of modern enterprise event response and directed teams of consultants in responding to the globe’s largest breaches. In addition, he also led security consulting teams at PwC as part of its Washington Federal Practice and played IT roles at Raytheon. David joined Gemini at the time of its tremendous growth. His rich knowledge of security and his expertise in defending universal networks is valuable as the platform constantly builds the market’s extremely secured cryptocurrency provision.