Kathy Kraninger

Kathy Kraninger

Formal First Name
Kathleen (Kathy)
1974 - present

Kathy Kraninger is Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at Solidus Labs, the category-definer for crypto-native risk monitoring and market surveillance solutions. In her role, Kathy leads the firm’s regulatory strategy and works to advance market integrity and responsible innovation in digital asset markets. She spends most of her time working with regulators, U.S. lawmakers and traditional institutions to explain how digital markets can be effectively policied, having extensive experience in public policy, risk management, consumer protection and financial regulation. Before joining Solidus, Kathy served as the Senate-confirmed Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, leading the 1,500-person independent, regulatory and law enforcement agency. She made her mark on all aspects of the agency’s mission and operations, particularly in facilitating innovation, promoting financial inclusion and leading through the economic uncertainty of the global pandemic. Prior to her presidential appointment to lead the CFPB, she spent two decades in public service across multiple Administrations under leaders of both parties.

Professional Experience

Academic History