Blythe Masters

FIA Hall of Fame 2022

Blythe Masters
Blythe Masters

Blythe Masters is a founding partner at sector specialist investment platform Motive Partners. She is also CEO and board member of Motive Capital Corp. and president of Motive Capital Corp. II, two special purpose acquisition corporations sponsored by Motive’s funds. 

Masters serves as chair of Wilshire’s Digital Assets Advisory Group, supporting the development of industry standards that will allow investors to compare the characteristics of thousands of digital assets. She is also a board member of A.P. Møller Maersk, GCM Grosvenor and Credit Suisse Group, and is board chair of Credit Suisse Holdings (USA), Inc. Additionally, she is an advisory board member for the US Chamber of Digital Commerce, Figure Technologies and Maxex. 

Prior to joining Motive, Masters was the CEO of Digital Asset, the enterprise blockchain fintech company responsible for the Australian Securities Exchange’s ground-breaking post-trade infrastructure replacement project. She also was a member of the Corporate and Investment Bank Operating Committee and firmwide Executive Committee at J.P. Morgan as part of a 27-year career at the bank where she served as head of global commodities, head of corporate and investment bank regulatory affairs, chief financial officer of the investment bank, head of global credit portfolio and credit policy and strategy, and head of structured credit. 

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