Chen Arad

Chen Arad

Formal First Name

Chen Arad is Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Solidus Labs, a provider of the category-definer for crypto-native triple T (T3) market integrity solutions. At Solidus, his team bridges traditional finance and the new digital economy by combatting manipulation and helping digital asset businesses operate with less risk, increased transparency, and stronger credibility. For the past decade, he appeared as a print and TV journalist covering diverse topics - from U.S. elections and the Syrian refugee crisis to culture and food. He was also a marketing manager, a university lecturer on media and politics, and an activist promoting more constructive discoursecon the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Chen is also a Founding Advisory Council Member and Chair of the market Integrity Group at Global Digital finance, where he works with GDF leadership to assemble and lead a 40-organization strong global committee, representing the entire digital asset industry.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Chen was a contributing writer for Ynet, Haaretz, Mako, Globes, where he wrote numerous articles in Hebrew and English.

  • He wrote magazine interviews of Syrian refugees in Jordan, and extensive investigative articles exposing land theft in East Jerusalem.

  • He was a lecturer at Hebrew College, where he developed and taught a series of classes on Israeli media, current affairs, politics, and more.

  • He was also a lecturer at Brandeis University, where he focused on experiential learning and coordinated high-level guest speakers.


  • Chen has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.