Rumi Morales

Outlier Ventures

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Rumi Morales is a pioneer in identifying, investing and cultivating the emerging technologies that will define our economy’s next generation.

An early specialist in digital currency, blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, Rumi is also a leading early investor in artificial intelligence and next generation data as they will affect traditional industries. Institutional Investor magazine noted her as one the “most powerful dealmakers in financial technology” two years in a row, and Crain’s recognized her in its esteemed “40 Under 40” list.

Rumi is currently Partner at Outlier Ventures and previously led the venture arm of the CME Group. A proven entrepreneur herself, Rumi helped establish the Global Markets Institute during her tenure at Goldman Sachs and led its Asia arm based in Hong Kong. She also launched Malmora, a leading economic research firm in Singapore. She began her career in venture capital in London, Kuala Lumpur and New York, and has invested across three continents and lived in seven countries.

Rumi received her undergraduate degree from Wellesley College where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and received her MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business.

Blockchain in Government 2018