NALI Online Training 2022

Marisa Shaalan

An Analyst’s Approach to Cryptocurrency

Marisa Shalaan

Marisa Shaalan is an Emerging Technology analyst, supporting a US-based big tech client. Her portfolio includes cryptocurrency, NFTs, and the emerging risks from quantum computing and encryption. She served as a Dark Web Analyst for the US Postal Inspection Service, investigating dark web narcotics traffickers and illicit cryptocurrency transactions. Marisa recently testified at the federal trial of Barry Duclos, “1NOLEFB1”, a Dark Web fentanyl vendor. Previously, she was a Senior Open Source Intelligence Analyst for the US Department of Defense. Marisa holds a Master’s degree in Library Science, and another in Conflict Analysis and Resolution. After September 11th, she served in the US intelligence community as an expert in open source intelligence research.