Tom Jessop

Tom Jessop

Formal First Name

Tom Jessop is the President of Fidelity Digital Assets, the branch in the cryptocurrency market of the financial services giant Fidelity Investments. In this role, he leads the firm's day-to-day operations while directing it towards the mission of creating an enterprise-level platform for digital assets. As the former Head of Technology Business Development at Goldman Sachs, Jessop played a key role in partnering with early-stage technology companies across several ventures, including blockchain, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • In 2015, Jessop was named to Institutional Investor’s inaugural “Fintech Finance 35” list.
  • He is Co-Chair of the Holy Cross Leadership Council of New York.
  • He was a founding member of and senior leader in Goldman’s Principal Strategic Investments group (PSI).
    • He led a global team focused on investments in exchanges, e-trading platforms, post-trade networks, and other fintech solutions.
    • From 2008 to 2012, he built and led PSI’s Asia-Pacific efforts out of Hong Kong
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.