Cryptocurrency exchange and wallet platform Coinbase announced it has hired Shilpa Dhar, Ravi Byakod and Frank Yoo for VP roles on its product, engineering, and design & research teams.
- In an announcement published on its website, Coinbase said it was also creating a new “Platforms” team across its product and engineering organisations and that Dhar and Byakod would head the new team.
- Prior to joining Coinbase, Shilpa Dhar worked at Venmo as head of product after spending 10 years at PayPal.
- Ravi Byakod previously worked with Adobe, and also held senior engineering leadership positions at eBay, Flipkart and Google.
- Frank Yoo, the new VP for design & research, previously led Google’s global design and research teams for that company’s GSuite product. He also worked with Lyft and led design at LinkedIn and Yahoo!.