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Former Linkedin Data Executive Joins Coinbase as VP of Data

Former LinkedIn executive Michael Li has recently joined major U.S. crypto exchange and wallet provider Coinbase as the VP of data, TechCrunch reports September 18. Li started his career at LinkedIn as Director of Business Analytics back in 2011. The expert has been growing his professional experience at the the business and employment-oriented company, working on business analytics and data ...

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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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Blockchain Can Avert the Next Financial Crisis: Former JP Morgan VP

Pang Huadong was at the heart of the crumbling financial services industry during the 2008 financial crisis, and from his experience during that troubled time, he believes that blockchain technology is the answer to averting such a crisis. Blockchain technology significantly reduces the cost of trust, which in the long run will lower the costs associated with the financial services ...

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Ripple Adds Former Facebook Exec as New Senior VP of Business and Corporate Development

Ripple, the company behind the third largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has recently employed Kahina Van Dyke as the new senior vice president of business and corporate development, according an official statement July 11. At the new position Van Dyke will be responsible for providing Ripple with strategic partnerships for international financial services, focusing on the development of “a new ...

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Former VP of Global Brand Strategy at Twitter & Former Creative Strategy Lead for Facebook Join $PAC as Official Advisors

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U.S. Mutual Fund VP Says Blockchain Will Help ‘Drive This Next Industrial Revolution’

Steve Chiavarone, a VP at financial services company Federated Investors, made bullish comments on blockchain technology as an “economic growth driver” in an interview on CNBC Friday, May 11. Responding to whether blockchain will be a driver of economic growth, Chiavarone noted the potential for automatization and increased efficiency blockchain offers, saying: “When you think about it from an enterprise ...

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Former Goldman Sachs VP Joins Crypto Wallet Blockchain To Attract Institutional Clients

Crypto wallet Blockchain.info has hired former Goldman Sachs executive Breanne Madigan as the head of institutional sales and strategy, CNBC reports today, April 17. Madigan had worked at Goldman Sachs from 2003 to 2017 as an associate, vice president, and finally as the head of institutional wealth services, a department that managed $1.49 trln worth of total assets in 2017, ...

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Former Twitter, Facebook Comms Expert To Serve As VP Of Communications At Coinbase

Coinbase has hired a new Vice President (VP) of Communications, Rachel Horowitz, the cryptocurrency exchange announced Monday, April 9. Horowitz joined Coinbase via Spark Capital, an investor in Coinbase, where she was a partner leading marketing and communications, in addition to acting as an advisor to portfolio founders. We’re excited to announce Rachael Horwitz joining Coinbase as Vice President of ...

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IBM VP Confirms Stellar Lumens Will Be Used as Bridge Asset – The Merkle

IBM is one of the major technology giants paying close attention to blockchain technology. The company has high hopes for this technology, although it remains to be seen how Big Blue will incorporate it exactly. Interestingly enough, its VP recently confirmed that Stellar is a “big” part of the company’s IBM blockchain platform strategy. IBM and Stellar Make an Interesting Combination It has become ...

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94-Year-Old Berkshire Hathaway VP: It’s ‘Disgusting’ P… | News

Berkshire Hathaway vice chairman Charlie Munger described Bitcoin as “totally asinine” Wednesday in what some consider will be one of his last public forums, Financial Times reports Thursday, Feb. 15. Speaking at the 2018 annual general meeting of the Daily Journal Corporation, Munger, who is 94, outed himself as one of Bitcoin’s most outspoken naysayers. Asked about what he described ...

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