Management Team

Board of Directors

Our best-in-class management team, with extensive expertise in cryptocurrencies and blockchain, as well as the technology, traditional finance, and energy domains, is well-positioned to ensure our success.

Tyler Page is the Chief Executive Officer of Cipher Mining.

Prior to founding Cipher, Tyler served as Head of Business Development for digital asset infrastructure at Bitfury, where he was responsible for business development and strategic planning work of the Bitfury Group. He brings more than 20 years of experience in institutional finance and fintech, including as a member of the Management Committee and Head of Client Strategies at New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG) from 2017 to 2019, and as Head of Institutional Sales at Stone Ridge Asset Management, from 2016 to 2019. Previously, he served as Global Head of Business Development for Fund Solutions at Guggenheim Partners in New York and London, as well as in various roles on derivatives teams at Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers. He began his career as an attorney at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.

He holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and a B.A. from the University of Virginia.

Ed Farrell is the Chief Financial Officer of Cipher Mining.

Prior to joining Cipher Mining, Ed held several senior positions at AllianceBernstein L.P., including Controller, Chief Accounting Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He brings to Cipher Mining more than 35 years of financial administration and leadership experience in the financial services industry, including at Nomura Securities International and Salomon Brothers. Ed started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Arbor Realty Trust, a publicly traded REIT where he is a member of both their Audit and Corporate Governance Committees.

He received his Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University.

Patrick Kelly is the Chief Operating Officer of Cipher Mining.

Prior to joining Cipher, Patrick was Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Stone Ridge Asset Management where he oversaw operations, technology, and accounting, and was Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer for the Stone Ridge Trusts. Patrick was also a member of Atalaya Capital Management’s Advisory board where he was managing the build-out of Funding Path, a proprietary technology for facilitating complex B2B payments. He started his career at Citadel and has held leadership roles at Magnetar Capital and D.E. Shaw & Co.

Patrick is a CFA Charterholder and is a graduate of DePaul University.

Will Iwaschuk is the Chief Legal Officer of Cipher Mining.

Prior to joining Cipher, Will was a partner at Tower Research Capital, where he was the global General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, and a member of the Board and the Management Committee. He brings 20 years of broad financial services experience, including as a partner at Morgan Lewis & Bockius, and as a member of the legal department at Goldman Sachs. He began his career as an equity derivatives lawyer at Davis Polk & Wardwell.

Will received a B.A. and an LL.B. from the University of British Columbia. He serves on the board of directors of Futures and Options, a non-profit providing career counseling and internships to New York City youth, where he is the chair of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.

Chris Totin is the Chief Construction Officer of Cipher Mining.

Prior to joining Cipher, Chris executed over $20 billion in projects globally across multiple sectors including aerospace, defense, transportation, heavy civil and infrastructure, chemical, power, advanced manufacturing, and information technology. More recently, Chris safely delivered multiple hyperscale data centers totaling over 300 megawatts. Chris has held leadership roles as a General Contractor, Construction Manager, Program Manager, and Owner's Representative in addition to administering Lump Sum, Design-Build, Design-Bid-Build, and Integrated Project Delivery contracts.

Chris received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science in Construction Management from the University of Texas.

Samy serves as Head of Power at Cipher Mining where he oversees the sourcing, negotiation and portfolio management of power procurement agreements and relationships.

Prior to joining Cipher, Samy helped the Bitfury Group secure several hundreds of megawatts dedicated to bitcoin mining, while actively managing Bitfury’s power contracts and counterparties.

Before Bitfury, Samy worked for the corporate venture capital arm of Total S.A, as well as in the mergers and acquisitions department of SunPower Inc., where he led several investments in the areas of smart-grids, energy storage, distributed energy resources and mobility. He has held several board member positions at software startups such as AutoGrid, Cosmo Tech and Sunverge.

Courtney Frazier is the Head of Corporate Operations of Cipher Mining.

Prior to joining Cipher, Courtney worked for the Merchanting group of Orion Resource Partners, an $8.6 billion AUM mining and metals focused private equity fund. She comes from a traditional physical and financial trading background, working for the last 13 years in the commodities operations space. She began her career working in physical operations, specializing in the marketing and transportation of residual fuel oil.

Courtney received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Samford University.

Chris Kessling is a Vice President of Cipher Mining.

Prior to joining Cipher, Chris was a private equity investment professional at Flexpoint Ford, where he focused on identifying, evaluating, and executing investments. He began his career as part of the Investment Banking team at J.P. Morgan, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and capital-raising advisory assignments.

Chris received a B.A. in Economics with Honors from The University of Chicago.

Jeff Regalario is the Controller of Cipher Mining.

Prior to joining Cipher, Jeff was an Audit Manager at Friedman LLP, with a focus on financial services companies in the digital currency space, including asset management, broker-dealers, crypto hedge funds and crypto exchanges.   He brings over 10 years of public accounting experience from several mid-size to large firms, including Marcum, KPMG and CohnReznick. 

Jeff received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from San Diego State University and is a Certified Public Accountant (Licensed in California).

Brittney Dougal serves as the Office Manager at Cipher Mining.

Prior to joining Cipher, she worked as an Administrative Assistant for The Princeton Group. Previously, Brittney was a Flight Attendant for United Airlines.