March 10, 2022 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK, NY, March 10, 2022 – Symbiont, Inc. a technology pioneer solving complex global
finance problems using enterprise blockchain solutions, announced today it recently expanded
its executive leadership team with the appointment of two strategic management positions at
the end of Q42021. Silvia Davi was named Symbiont’s Chief Marketing and Communications
Officer and Tom DeJarnette was named Chief People Officer. Both roles are newly created
positions and report directly to Mark Smith, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of
Symbiont, creator of the first enterprise platform built to shape the future of global financial
markets via decentralized common market blockchain technology.
As Chief Marketing and Corporate Communications Officer, Silvia Davi is overseeing all aspects
of global marketing, brand, corporate communications, public affairs, digital communications,
investor relations and social responsibility. Tom DeJarnette is overseeing human resources,
talent management, employee relations, employee performance, training, and culture.
Mark Smith, CEO of Symbiont commented, “I am delighted to welcome two exceptional
professionals like Silvia and Tom to our leadership team. 2021 was an instrumental year for our
organization as we saw the acceleration of our technology efforts come to life with our smart
collateral application going live with Vanguard and State Street. The other critical milestone in
2021 was our organizational evolution and as a result the expansion of our executive team.”
Smith added, “As a serial entrepreneur, I have always viewed the addition of a CMO as the
official launch of an organization and we are excited to have such a well-rounded, innovative
fintech leader of Silvia’s caliber leading the Symbiont brand into its next phase of our strategic
development. Her experience implementing transformative marketing, corporate
communications and business development strategies coupled with her network and industry
knowledge within capital markets, financial services, and technology, is already proving critical
to our evolution.”
He continued, “The success of Symbiont to date is a direct result of the talented team of
engineers, technologists, and finance professionals we have on board. As we continue to grow
and expand our team, we are focused on our talented employees and continuing to build our
talent pool and organizational culture. I am personally delighted to have Tom leading our
human resources, employee relations and organizational effectiveness.
As we continue to evolve our culture of innovation and transparency, I am delighted to have
added Tom to our management team. As a retired Navy Seal with a history of building effective
teams, Tom has experience in cross-functional program development and dynamic work
cultures and is leading our workforce into a new era of professional growth.
Silvia’s expertise stems from international communications agencies, in-house publicly traded
Fortune 500 corporations, start-ups, and nonprofits. She has held leadership roles at respected
financial and professional services firms including Nasdaq, Instinet, Marsh & McLennan, and
Edelman. More recently, she has worked with numerous fast-paced fintech’s such as Thesys
Technologies and 280 CapMarkets (now InspereX), from start-up to exit on brand-building,
corporate development, and communications growth strategies. Silvia currently serves on the
Board of Directors for national non-profit Tuesday's Children and on various industry Advisory
Committees such as The Museum of American Finance (MOAF).
Tom’s career highlights have included leadership positions during multiple combat deployments
to Afghanistan and Iraq that included lead tactical planner and Ground Force Commander for
the largest SEAL mission in history. He was also the Commanding Officer of the SEAL Team
ONE, where he not only trained and deployed SEAL Platoons for combat operations in Iraq but
also created CENTRAL Command’s #1 priority effort, the Crisis Response Element. More
recently since transitioning to corporate life, Tom consulted with Voluntary Employee Benefits
Association out of San Diego, CA. He is an active member in the SEAL Future Foundation and
Co-Founder of the San Diego Chapter.
Symbiont is a leading technology company focused on solving complex global finance problems
using a novel enterprise blockchain solution. An early pioneer of smart contracts and
distributed ledger technologies, Symbiont’s AssemblyTM blockchain is the first enterprise
platform developed to remove operational friction from the life cycle of financial instruments,
while enabling real-time data sharing with optimal security and privacy. Founded in New York
with a global footprint, Symbiont is composed of a team of capital markets experts and
engineers located all over the world with the common goal of creating market efficiencies to
power the next generation of financial market innovation.
To learn more about Symbiont, please visit symbiont.io or contact the team at
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