Obreahny O’Brien

Obreahny O’Brien


Obreahny is the lead business solution architect for EY’s FSO blockchain team. In her role, Obreahny brings together multi-sector teams to develop business applications and advises on associated risk and regulatory implications.

As an early adopter in the blockchain space, Obreahny co-founded Early Temple- a smart contract startup that uses Bitcoin’s multi-signature transaction protocol to deliver conditional payments (www.earlytemple.com).

She is also the co-organizer of the Complex Systems and AI Group, a New York City based meetup that produces thought leadership and learning events for its 400+ members.

Prior to joining EY, Obreahny worked in the deal advisory space and gained significant exposure to a broad range of complex transactions with a focus on intellectual property and tax planning projects.

Obreahny builds drones as a hobby with her little brother who is an electrical engineer in NYC.

Panel Discussion – Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies: How They Do and Will Matter to You

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While only one percent of surveyed CIOs worldwide have invested in and deployed blockchain applications, eight percent are experimenting, and another 13 percent include blockchain in their medium- and long-term plans. Early adopters in the financial services arena are already prevalent. With potential opportunities and risks aplenty—and an inescapable minefield of technical and regulatory complexities to […]