Salman Banaei

Head of Policy

Uniswap Labs

Salman Banaei is Head of Policy at Uniswap Labs. Salman entered the policy realm during his public service at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) from 2009 to 2013 where he held a variety of roles, including an Economist in the Market Surveillance Section, an Attorney-Advisor in the Division of Market Oversight, and Senior Counsel & Policy Advisor to the late Commissioner Bart Chilton. In 2011, he earned the Chairman’s Staff Excellence Award.  While in the private sector he co-led the policy functions most recently at Chainalysis and prior to that at IHS Markit (now a part of S&P Global). While at IHS Markit, he also spearheaded digital assets initiatives as Head of Blockchain, including product development relating to carbon and syndicated loan markets.