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Huobi’s US-Based Strategic Partner HBUS Hires Former Exec of VC Firm Draper Athena

HBUS, the strategic partner of top crypto exchange Huobi, has hired a former executive of venture capital (VC) firm Draper Athena, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 13. The HBUS trading platform, which currently employs around 40 people in their headquarters in San Francisco, has officially announced the appointment of Jay Ryu, formerly of Draper Athena, as ...

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Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Hires Goldman Sachs Exec for Blockchain Unit

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Mike Novogratz’s crypto investment bank, Galaxy Digital Capital Management, hired Goldman Sachs banker Ian Taylor to oversee the group’s advisory-services arm. Taylor will join Galaxy Digital before January 2019, sources told Bloomberg. Taylor was a managing director at Goldman, where he worked for almost 19 years, according to his LinkedIn profile. At Galaxy Digital, he will oversee ...

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Distributed Ledger Firm AlphaPoint Hires Ex-CBOE Exec to ‘Support Growth And Innovation’

White label digital asset exchange platform AlphaPoint announced it had hired a former senior executive at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) to lead its trading and exchange business in a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 2. AlphaPoint, which has operated since 2013 as a method through which corporations can digitize financial assets, said Kapil Rathi would “support its ...

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Crypto Giant Gemini Hires Former Wall Street COO to Head Operations

Crypto exchange Gemini has announced the arrival of Jeanine Hightower-Sellitto, who joins the team as the Managing Director in charge of Operations. A former Wall Street COO, Jeanine brings over a decade of experience to the company, which is owned by crypto investment duo Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. In a Medium post published by co-founder Cameron Winklevoss, it was revealed ...

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Crypto Exchange Huobi’s ‘Strategic Partner’ HBUS Hires Ex-PWC and Intuit Compliance Director as CCO

HBUS, the U.S.-based “strategic partner” of sixth largest crypto exchange Huobi, has hired a new Chief Compliance Officer (CCO). The company has revealed this in a press release shared with Cointelegraph Oct. 11. The new CCO, Megan Monroe-Coleman, was formerly MTL Compliance Officer at U.S. software giant Intuit, following the company’s acquisition of financial software firm Mint, where Monroe-Coleman had ...

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Coinbase Hires Former Fannie Mae Exec as New Chief Legal Officer

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has hired on former Fannie Mae General Counsel Brian Brooks as their new Chief Legal Officer, according to an announcement published September 19. At Coinbase, Brooks will be responsible for legal, compliance, and government affairs. Prior to Coinbase, Brooks served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the U.S. Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA), ...

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Binance Hires IPO Heavyweight, Fueling Rumors the Firm is Going Public

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has recruited an executive with wide experience in initial public offerings (IPOs) as its chief financial officer. Wei Zhou, who is currently the vice chairman of gay dating platform Grindr, boasts of executive experience running into more than one-and-a-half decades. He began his career at the Hong Kong subsidiary of Goldman Sachs, where he focused on investment ...

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Coinbase Hires Former AWS and Microsoft Employee Tim Wagner as New VP of Engineering

Former Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft employee Tim Wagner has joined Coinbase as vice president (VP) of engineering, according to a blogpost August 6. Wagner will now lead Coinbase’s engineering team, which is “central to [Coinbase’s] mission of creating an open financial system for the world,” Coinbase writes in the post. Aiming to build the “most open, secure, and ...

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Morgan Stanley Hires Credit Suisse Crypto Expert as Head of Digital Asset Markets

Multinational investment bank Morgan Stanley has hired a self-described crypto trading expert and 12-year veteran of Credit Suisse as its new head of digital asset markets, eFinancialCareers reported July 31. The new appointment, Andrew Peel, spent his last three years at Credit Suisse as vice president of sales and trading innovation, in which role he acted as “trading subject matter ...

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