Dante Disparte is chief strategy officer and head of global policy at Circle, responsible for overseeing company strategy, communications, policy and public affairs.
Prior to joining Circle, Mr. Disparte served as a founding executive of the Diem Association, leading policy, communications, membership and social impact. He also has two decades of experience as an entrepreneur, business leader and global risk expert, most recently as founder and CEO of Risk Cooperative. He also served as an appointee on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Advisory Council. He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Digital Currency Governance Consortium and a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Additionally, he is co-author of “Global Risk Agility and Decision Making” (Macmillan 2016).
Mr. Disparte earned a bachelor’s degree from Goucher College, is a PLD graduate of Harvard Business School, and has an master’s degree in risk management from the NYU Stern School of Business. Outside of work, Mr. Disparte enjoys speaking and commentating, such as in media outlets including Harvard Business Review, Fortune, BBC, Forbes and Diplomatic Courier.