Brett Redfearn

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Brett Redfearn
Occupation Senior Strategic Advisor to the CEO
Employer Securitize
Location Rye, New York
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Brett Redfearn is a former regulator who joined Securitize, Inc. in October 2021 as senior strategic advisor to Chief Executive Officer Carlos Domingo. Redfearn will also serve as chairman of Securitize's advisory board.[1]

Before joining Securitize, Redfearn served as director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Trading and Markets from November 2017 to January 2021.[2]

He joined Coinbase in early 2021 but resigned from the cryptocurrency exchange in July after about four months on the job. He had been head of Coinbase’s capital-markets group.[3]

He was previously head of market structure, global markets at JP Morgan, after having served there as global head of liquidity and algorithmic trading, as well as the Americas head of products for electronic client solutions within global cash equities.[4]

He has been a frequent contributor at policy forums surrounding U.S. equity markets, and has been an active participant at several meetings of the SEC's Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee.


Previously, Redfearn was senior managing director in the global equities division at Bear Stearns & Co. where he was responsible for market structure strategy and exchange relationships.

Prior to Bear Stearns, he was at the American Stock Exchange where he was senior vice president of business strategy and equity order flow. In addition to serving on the boards of BATS Exchange and BIDS Trading, he is a regular speaker at industry events and chairs the SIFMA Equity Markets and Trading Committee.


Redfearn received a master's degree in political science from the New School for Social Research in New York and a bachelor's degree from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash.