Jacek Czarnecki

Global Legal Counsel, Maker Foundation


Jacek Czarnecki is a Global Legal Counsel at the Maker Foundation. At Maker, Jacek is responsible for global legal matters and public policy. His extensive blockchain experience stems from law firm, consulting, and corporate in-house counsel perspectives.

A graduate of top law schools in Poland and the UK, Jacek has focused on the intersection of law and technology in the financial sector. In addition to his role at Maker, Jacek is an active participant in several international blockchain initiatives.

The Maker Foundation is the organization facilitating the development of MakerDAO. MakerDAO governs the Maker Protocol and Dai, the world’s first decentralized, collateral-backed stablecoin on the Ethereum blockchain. Dai mitigates volatility through an autonomous system of smart contracts called the Maker Protocol, and through decentralized community governance.


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