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Walt Smith


Walt Smith is an Investor on Galaxy’s Venture team, focusing on DeFi market structure, token design, and MEV. Prior to landing on Ventures, Walt worked on Galaxy’s Principal Trading and Research teams, where he led trade ideation and covered the tradeoffs of different network designs, respectively. Before Galaxy, he worked at various startups, including Messari, Decrypt, Never Edit, and Lolli. He received a BA in Economics from Grove City College, focusing on Austrian Monetary Theory while concentrating in pre-medicine.