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Andrea B. Tinianow

Global Delaware

Wilmington, DE, USA

Andrea Tinianow creates opportunities at the nexus of law, business, and technology at the highest level, both domestically and internationally. 

Andrea leads a broad range of ground breaking initiatives in the private and public sectors, including developing new products and services; identifying new and untapped markets; creating strategic partnerships; and entering new and untapped markets to create new revenue streams and leverage existing resources to grow profit.

In 2014, as the founding director of the Division of Corporate and International Development, for the State of Delaware, Andrea created Global Delaware, the State’s first international brand.

Andrea conceived the Delaware Blockchain Initiative (DBI) which was launched by then-Governor Jack Markell. The DBI gave rise to the Delaware blockchain amendments which became effective August 1, 2017. She directs the Initiative.

Prior to joining the State of Delaware, Andrea was Vice President, Business Development and Assistant General Counsel of Corporation Service Company (CSC), where she developed new products and services, including the popular, “Delaware Laws Governing Business Entities” book series. She also managed litigation, advised senior managers, and developed legal policies for the company.

Before CSC, Andrea was a litigation attorney in the Wilmington office of Pepper Hamilton and, prior to that, a law clerk to William B. Chandler III, former Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery. Andrea graduated magna cum laude from Delaware Law School, formerly Widener University School of Law.

Andrea serves on the Board of Directors of Delaware First Media, the State’s only public media news service and source for NPR programming. Andrea is an advisory board member of the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the Lerner College of Business & Economics at the University of Delaware.

Before attending law school, Andrea was a marketing director for Thomson Financial Services. Andrea received her undergraduate degree in economics from Brown University.


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