J.Dax Hansen is recognized as a leading personality in the blockchain technology and cryptocurrency ecosystem with remarkable experience in advising startups and financial services businesses on administrative matters. He works mostly internationally, and he manages Japan-related technology practices. He is a partner at Perkins Coie LLP and resides in Bainbridge Island, Washington, US. Dax is a technology exchange and administrative attorney who has pioneered blockchain, payments, digital currency, and fintech law. He has advised customers in numerous industries, beginning with the first bitcoin transactions and tokenized capital, to the first open-source company adoption of bitcoin as a retained asset, and the first mainstream NFT auction.
He has provided support for leading technology organizations, startup business enterprises, and fintech services organizations on numerous projects, including real and virtual stored value; loyalty; mobile payments; online marketplaces; local couponing; points programs; co-branding and private credit; e-commerce; tokenized payments; and many others. Starting in 2010, instantly after the launch of Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin white paper, the first decentralized cryptocurrency and blockchain innovators took Dax’s support as they developed blockchain infrastructure and innovative businesses such as vaults, wallets, and altcoin protocols. So since then, Dax’s digital currency and blockchain functions have been enhanced at a determined pace.
He has been involved in numerous enterprises to establish standards and software strategies for security token offerings. He offered help to discover and represent blockchain industry collaborations from the early days, such as the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the Bitcoin Foundation, the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, and RiskBlock. Dax constantly contributes to international education activities via the organization's VirtualCurrencyReport.com blog and Global Tracker of international blockchain regulatory developments. His industries include Blockchain, Digital Assets and Custody, Internet & E-commerce, Sports, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotics, and many others.
He received his JD from Brigham Young University's J. Reuben Clark Law School and served as Editor-in-Chief of the Brigham Young University Journal of Education and Law.