CEO, SALT Lending
Shawn Owen is CEO of SALT Lending, a membership-based fintech company where borrowers can leverage their blockchain assets to secure cash loans. Blockchain assets are used as collateral. Credit scores aren’t considered and don’t matter. Ethereum smart-contract technology is used in management of records, payments, audits, and related functions. Owen is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for systems development, business operations, product delivery, and client service. He’s been speaking and writing about the advantages of Bitcoin and blockchain for business since early 2011. Industries he’s served in his 23 years as a business executive include blockchain, capital allocation, concept creation, grocery, convenience, real estate, lending, finance, food and beverage, hospitality, bar/pub/night-life, family entertainment, and gaming centers.