Crystal Rose is a technologist and lifelong entrepreneur. She is the Co-Founder and CEO of Sensay, a Los Angeles-based artificial intelligence (A.I.) and communications platform and SENSE, a blockchain protocol. In the 3 years as an established company, Sensay has raised $21M in capital with prominent institutional VCs, most recently completing a successful ICO for the SENSE digital token (makesense.com).
Crystal is on the Board of the ICO Governance Foundation (icogovernance.org), establishing global standards in Initial Coin Offerings (ICO). She is a founding member of the California Blockchain Alliance. Previously Crystal founded and sold ONVI Media, a digital marketing agency and Hyype, a social media software platform. She is the founder of LA Startup Week, a community-wide conference and worked with the Los Angeles Mayor’s office on the Open Data Initiative as the Director and Co-Founder of grassroots organization Code for LA (now Hack for LA).