DYdX Founder Antonio Juliano to Step Down as CEO of the Decentralized Exchange; Ivo Crnkovic-Rubsamen Takes Over

Juliano will become chairman and president of dYdX Trading.

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Updated May 27, 2024 at 10:53 a.m. UTC
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Antonio Juliano, the founder of decentralized crypto exchange dYdX, is stepping down as CEO of the main company responsible for building the major crypto trading platform.

In a blog post Juliano said he will become chairman and president of dYdX Trading Inc. Ivo Crnkovic-Rubsamen takes over as its head.

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  • “I will always be the leader of dYdX,” Juliano said in the post. But he also cautioned: “I have no idea what comes next for me."

    Edited by Sheldon Reback.

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