Executive Appointments

Former Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan Joins DeFi Blockchain Project Findora

Balaji Srinivasan, the former CTO of Coinbase, has just joined decentralized finance blockchain project Findora. Announcing the news on Wednesday,…

Overstock’s tZERO Lures New Execs from Barclays and IMAX

Overstock’s security token platform subsidiary tZERO is growing its leadership team as it prepares to onboard more tokens. Announced Wednesday, the…

Former Ripple Exec to Lead Binance’s US Expansion as New Exchange CEO

The operator of Binance’s upcoming U.S. crypto exchange, BAM Trading Services, has hired a former Ripple executive as its CEO.…

BitTorrent Creator Bram Cohen Takes Over as CEO at Chia Network

BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen has taken over as CEO of his current company, Chia Network, CoinDesk has learned. Co-founder Ryan…

Facebook Hires Standard Chartered Bank Lobbyist for Crypto Project: Report

Facebook’s hiring spree for its upcoming cryptocurrency, reportedly called “GobalCoin,” continues with the addition of a senior bank lobbyist from…

Ripple Kicks Off South America Expansion With Brazil Launch

Blockchain payments company Ripple has launched in Brazil as the first stage of its planned expansion across South America. For…

BitGo Co-Founder and Facebook Alum Joins Blockchain Capital

Ben Davenport has joined the team at Blockchain Capital as a venture partner, CoinDesk has learned. Davenport has deep roots…

Bitstamp Hires Ex-Coinbase Trading Head to Court Wall Street Money

Bitstamp, one of the longest-running cryptocurrency exchanges, has hired a former Coinbase executive and Wall Street veteran as its new…

Ripple Adds SBI President To Its Board of Directors

Blockchain payments startup Ripple has added new director to its board, Yoshitaka Kitao, who is currently president, representative director and…

Fidelity Hires Barclays’ Former Head of Digital Assets

Financial services giant Fidelity Investments has hired a former head of digital assets project at investment bank Barclays. The new…

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