CEO & Founder
9th Gear Technologies
Maryanne Morrow brings a wealth of experience to her role as CEO and founder of fintech blockchain startup, 9th Gear Technologies. She is an expert on blockchain, ICOs and cryptocurrency, and is frequently called to speak and moderate on the subjects. A 20+ year veteran of the financial industry, Maryanne worked as a mutual fund specialist, launching a family of funds and architecting fee-based asset management platforms for banks, broker dealers and insurance firms, and she’s also been involved in two successful exits (to Standard & Poor’s and to BNP Paribas). Maryanne also consulted on the custom content and advertising efforts of numerous financial firms while working at Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal. Prior to founding 9thGear.io, Maryanne founded SurgeXLR, a boutique accelerator focused on monetization, and is an active angel investor. Maryanne was educated at Cornell—Material Science Engineering, LeMoyne—Finance and Whittier Law School.