Caroline is a Chief of Staff on the a16z crypto team, in this role she supports the COO in the daily operation of the team.
Prior to joining a16z crypto, Caroline was at Kraken Digital Asset Exchange where she served in a Chief of Staff role, and also in a Regulatory Strategy Counsel role. Previously, Caroline served as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado. She has prosecuted cases involving cyber-crime, international terrorism, and export control violations regarding the illegal export of sensitive U.S. technology. Caroline has also worked as an associate at Jones Day, and has spent time at INTERPOL and the Bureau of Industry and Security at the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Caroline has served as a Fellow with the Blockchain Trust Accelerator at New America, a Cyber Fellow with the Madison Policy Forum, and a National Security Fellow with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. She was a recipient of the Anti-Defamation League’s 2016 SHIELD Award and a U.S. Attorney’s Award of Excellence