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Sophia Lopez

Founder & COO

Sophia Lopez is a founder of Kaleido, a Consensys Enterprise Business. Sophia began working with blockchain in 2015 helping shape the community and develop new commercial approaches to meet unique enterprise demands. Prior to Consensys, Sophia led IBM Blockchain Platform product portfolio with responsibility to drive the IBM Blockchain business by developing high-value offerings to help clients achieve better business outcomes through adoption of this new technology.

Sophia has held various positions in IBM where she has shaped business vision and strategy, developed creative solutions to complex technology problems, and achieved strong business results as a Profit and Loss (P&L) Leader with responsibility for multi-billion dollar lines of business responsible for cross-functional and cross-geo teams.

Sophia has an engineering degree from Harvard University and an MBA from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She recently completed the Impact Center Women’s Executive Leadership Fellow Program. Sophia is an Adams Apprenticeship Advisor, and a coach & judge for startup initiatives such as Launch the Venture and Carolina Challenge programs sponsored by Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.