Louis Hunt, Co-President
Madeleine Matsui, Co-president
Madeleine is a third-year J.D. student at Harvard Law School from Hong Kong. She graduated from Brown University where she majored in Urban Studies and International Relations. She spent her 2L summer at Gunderson Dettmer’s New York City office.
Xiaoli Jin, Co-president
Xiaoli is a second-year JD student at Harvard Law School. She graduated from Middlebury College in 2019 with a double major in Computer Science and Political Science. Prior to law school, she worked at Keystone Strategy as a consultant, focusing on algorithmic bias, data privacy, and start-up growth strategy. In her 1L summer, she interned at Skadden, Palo Alto, where she worked on technology matters in the context of Mergers and Acquisitions. In addition to HLSBFI, Xiaoli is also involved with the Harvard Innovation Lab. She is a non-residential tutor at the Harvard Cabot House as well.
Jonathan Pock, Co-president
Farzam Karimi, Vice President of Research & Policy
Farzam is a second-year JD student at Harvard Law School. He worked as a software developer and analyst at Kapital Labs where he constructed Smart Contracts and performed on chain analysis. Farzam is currently a research affiliate for the Harvard & Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics. He has also been a consultant for several Web-3 based projects and start-ups.
Katherine Ko, Treasurer
Chu Chen, Vice President of Operations
Chu is an LLM student at Harvard Law School. Prior to Harvard, he worked at China’s most prominent fintech company, Ant Group, as a legal counsel of its technology branch, focusing on blockchain-preserved evidence, privacy computation, NFT, and other Web3-related matters. Before Ant Group, Chu was an associate at Fangda Partners in Beijing. He mainly worked on Mergers and Acquisitions matters and was later seconded to a legal technology startup as its Product Director and Sole Counsel.
Louise Tang, Vice President of Marketing
Louise is a second-year JD student at Harvard Law School. She graduated from Cornell University in 2021, where she double majored in Economics and Government and minored in Information Science. At HLS, Louise is also involved in the Harvard Business Law Review, Harvard Asia Law Society, China Law Association, and CISGA. She spent her 1L summer at the New York State Office of the Attorney General. In her free time, you can find Louise working out, playing with Legos, and exploring new restaurants.