Andrea Tinianow is the Chief Innovation Officer and Senior Vice President of Global Kompass Strategies. In 2014, Andrea was recruited to start the Division of Corporate and International Development, for the State of Delaware. Soon after, she created Global Delaware, the state’s first international brand. Andrea conceived and was the founding director of the Delaware Blockchain Initiative which gave rise to the “Blockchain Amendments” to Delaware’s General Corporation Law. These amendments expressly authorize corporations to issue and maintain their stock ledgers on a blockchain. MarketsMedia awarded Andrea its 2017 Women in Finance Award for Excellence in Blockchain. Prior to joining the State of Delaware Andrea was Vice President, Business Development and Assistant General Counsel of Corporation Service Company (CSC), where she developed new products and services, including the popular, “Delaware Laws Governing Business Entities” book series. She also managed litigation, advised senior managers, and developed legal policies for the company. Before CSC, Andrea was a litigation attorney in the Wilmington office of Pepper Hamilton and, prior to that, a law clerk to William B. Chandler III, former Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery. Andrea graduated magna cum laude from Delaware Law School, formerly Widener University School of Law. Andrea is an advisory board member of the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware. Before attending law school, Andrea was a marketing director for Thomson Financial Services. Andrea received her undergraduate degree in economics from Brown University.
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