About Us

Owl Explains is a trusted resource for educational information about blockchain & Web3 fundamentals, applications, and policy.

Owl Explains is powered by Ava Labs. It's a proud project of the Ava Labs' legal team, who are committed to helping regulators break through the hype to navigate the world of Web3.

Lee A. Schneider

Lee A. Schneider

Lee is General Counsel at Ava Labs, and also general nuisance on token classification. A longtime financial services and tech lawyer, his work is guided by his personal mantra #OrangesAreNotSecurities.

Olta Andoni

Olta Andoni

General Counsel, Enclave Markets, formerly Deputy General Counsel at Ava Labs and former Chief Legal Officer at Niftys.

Wee Ming Choon

Wee Ming Choon

WeeMing is Deputy General Counsel at Ava Labs. A lawyer and software engineer, he believes in building open, inclusive worlds through blockchain technology. Formerly Meta, ConsenSys and Latham & Watkins.

Andreina Himy

Andreina Himy

Andreina is Legal Operations Manager at Ava Labs. She supports the team by creating organization and transparency out of chaos.

Sylvia Sanchez

Sylvia Sanchez

Sylvia is Project Manager at Ava Labs and content creator at Owl Explains. She is an economist, podcast host, and blockchain educator, combining the technical side with a creative twist.

Leandro Davo

Leandro Davo

Leandro is a lawyer, consultant for entrepreneurs and businesses, and a specialist in intellectual property. He has been researching blockchain since 2018, and has been a collaborator at Ava Labs since 2022.

Russell Klein

Russell Klein

Russell is an Assistant General Counsel at Ava Labs. He is a VC and fintech attorney and a former finance professor and DeFi fund manager who has been involved with crypto since 2014.

Susan Taing

Susan Taing

Susan is an Assistant General Counsel at Ava Labs. A seasoned corporate finance and technology lawyer, she is excited to merge the two experiences together in the ever-evolving world of blockchain.

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At Owl Explains, we collaborate with trade associations, think tanks, policymakers, and industry partners to further understanding of blockchain, crypto, and Web3.

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