Michael Moiser

Deputy Director & Digital Innovation Officer



Michael Mosier is Deputy Director & Digital Innovation Officer of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a bureau of the Treasury Department. As Deputy Director, he oversees FinCEN’s wide-ranging work to promote financial integrity and national security. As Digital Innovation Officer, he is dedicated to advancing FinCEN’s engagement with emerging technology and financial innovation.

Mr. Mosier returns from the cryptocurrency analytics, compliance, and investigations firm Chainalysis, where he was Chief Technical Counsel. He joined Chainalysis from FinCEN, where he was Chief of Strategic Advancement.

Mr. Mosier began his public service as a prosecutor with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, and has served as an adjunct law professor at Georgetown University Law Center. He previously worked at a law firm representing technology, media, and financial services clients.


The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a boom in digital payments globally. New players are competing with established financial institutions. The efficiency and accessibility of digital wallets threatens to make conventional credit and debit cards obsolete. The future of fiat money itself is in jeopardy due to the emergence of cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Yet cybersecurity lags far behind the adoption of new digital tools.   

October 01, 2020

11am EDT / 4pm UK / 17h CEDT