Laura Fontana is currently a vice president and product strategist for Wells Fargo’s Innovation Technology team.  She is responsible for supporting the distributed ledger technology program, exploring promising commercial opportunities across Wells Fargo’s diversified businesses and with a variety of business partners and consortia in the larger financial services industry.  Prior to joining Wells Fargo, she led the marketing and product development of alternative merchant payment and online procurement services. She also has extensive product development and marketing experience with software development tools, methodologies and best practices.