Preston Fischer is a digital risk and innovation expert with a focus on blockchain and cryptocurrency advisory. Mr. Fischer brings more than 20 years of experience in e-discovery, investigations and digital risk management across consultancies, technology companies, and public affairs. His expertise in balancing risk with technological advancement supports clients as they develop and implement new offerings leveraging emerging technologies.
Mr. Fischer has extensive experience in architecting digital infrastructure, shaping go-to-market strategies, and launching solutions that transform business processes and mitigates digital risk. This includes blockchain-based solutions that improve supply chains, enable transparent information sharing and support Environmental Social and Governance initiatives. He also applies his e-discovery, digital forensics and cybersecurity background to support clients involved in cryptocurrency-related disputes and investigations.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Fischer was Vice President of Strategy and Finance at Connected DMV, where he supported non-profit, regional collaboration between local government, federal agencies, industry, community and academia throughout the greater Washington area, to generate economic development and technology innovation. He has also held managing director and VP roles at Alnair Group, Aon and Navigant, leading work across cybersecurity services, market strategy, risk mitigation and data management.
As a longstanding researcher in Austrian economics, banking systems and digital currencies, Mr. Fischer’s depth of expertise provides clients with insight and strategic guidance while implementing emerging technologies.
- Served as the lead architect for a stablecoin project involving greater Washington regional leadership, designed to unite private and public sectors to provide a banking solution for unbanked and underbanked community members
- Authored the first national risk management framework for metropolitan regions utilizing smart city technologies across multiple jurisdictional boundaries
- Led national market strategies and campaigns to integrate cybersecurity and digital risk services into traditional risk transfer markets and insurance brokerage institutions
- Played a key role in developing data management solutions at the FDIC following the 2008 financial crisis. This included designing processes for incoming data from numerous entities, determining data-driven risks and establishing data retention and disposal policies and procedures