Henry K. Elder
Co-founder, Digital Asset Advisors President, International Blockchain Real Estate Association
Henry Elder specializes in asset tokenization, blockchain strategy, and project management as Cofounder and Head of Real Estate at Digital Asset Advisors (DAA), a leading
blockchain consultancy headquartered in Los Angeles. DAA’s clients include Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, an innovative and globally-dispersed company focused on real-world applications of hyperloop technologies, as well as Crypto Invest Summit & Security Token Summit, two of the largest fintech conferences in the world.
DAA’s first client was Slice, a first-mover in the commercial real estate tokenization industry. As the Director of Origination & Investment at Slice, Henry tokenized one of the first commercial properties in the US, a $380 million ground-up development in Chelsea, Manhattan.
Henry is the President of the International Blockchain Real Estate Association (IBREA), a global grassroots organization dedicated to supporting and catalyzing the adoption of blockchain technologies throughout the real estate industry. IBREA has gained over 6,000 members worldwide since 2013 and includes founders, legislators, regulators, lawyers, and other industry participants.
Henry is an Expert Advisor to Security Token Academy’s Commercial Real Estate Investing via Security Tokens (CREST) initiative. He has been internationally recognized for his work, speaking at conferences and working with companies throughout the United States, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Prior to founding Digital Asset Advisors, Henry led Southern California and Southeastern
US originations at Latitude Real Estate Investors, a real estate private equity fund; led a founding partner’s deal team at George Smith Partners, a real estate investment bank; and worked on the due diligence team at ValueAct Capital, a hedge fund. He has arranged and underwritten over $1 billion of investments across the real estate and technology sectors.