Kelvin Chen is Manager of the Operational Risk & Fintech Section at the Division of Supervision & Regulation at the Federal Reserve Board. His team helps the Federal Reserve System understand and navigate policy issues arising from technological change.
Before joining the Board, Kelvin served as the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s Program Manager for Emerging Payments. There, he led the agency’s policy response to various payment innovations, such as virtual currencies. In prior roles, Kelvin led the Bureau’s study of mandatory arbitration provisions; advised agency principals at the Federal Trade Commission on policy and enforcement matters; and was a litigator in the New York offices of Morrison & Foerster LLP and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.
Kelvin studied Systems Engineering and Mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania (’00), attended New York University School of Law (’04), and is an Affiliate of the Princeton Center for Information Technology Policy.