Yaya J. Fanusie

Consultant in Baltimore, Maryland

Yaya J. Fanusie

Consultant in Baltimore, Maryland

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Yaya is a former intelligence analyst who brings an entrepreneurial and creative spirit to his work. For several years, Yaya provided high-level written analysis and oral briefings to the most senior US Government officials, including in the White House. His academic training is in International Affairs and Economics.

Yaya’s current research focuses on the national security implications of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. He is an adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, a nonpartisan national security think tank in Washington, DC.

Yaya also provides his own consulting services as the Chief Strategist for Cryptocurrency AML Strategies, LLC, where he helps financial institutions and tech firms engage the AML-compliant crypto space.

As a "creative", he spends much of what free time he has left doing music, video and podcast production through his own artistic company, Sign Curve Studios.

  • Work
    • Cryptocurrency AML Strategies
  • Education
    • Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
    • Uc Berkeley