Talia Klein

Head of Digital Asset Client Experience & Solutions, BNY Mellon 

Talia Klein

Head of Digital Asset Client Experience & Solutions, BNY Mellon

About Talia


Talia Klein is the Head of Digital Asset Client Experience & Solutions for BNY Mellon, where she is responsible for defining client-centric capabilities for the firm’s digital asset products. Prior to her current role, Talia led Commercial Product for digital asset custody at BNY Mellon. This platform was the first digital asset custody capability to be launched by a global systemically important bank.


Talia joined BNY Mellon from Digital Asset Holdings, where she supported the fintech’s efforts in bringing blockchain and smart contract technology to some of the largest financial institutions in the world, including the Broadridge Distributed Ledger Repo platform.


Talia began her career at JPMorgan Chase in a variety of roles designing and developing products, including the enterprise collateral eligibility service.


Talia holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Barnard College at Columbia University and an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She is proud to be named as an inventor on two patent applications—one approved and one pending.

Session Featuring Talia:

2:30 - 3:30 PM EDT

Location: Conference Stage 5 (CS5)


Tokenization: The Future of Securities or Just a Digital Dream?


Tokenization has the potential to transform securities transactions and settlement. Yet to date, despite prominent platform launches, volume growth has not met expectations. Join us for a lively debate where we will hear different viewpoints about where we are with tokenization, what will come next and how fast.