Coinbase Hires Executives From Venmo, Adobe and Google

Cryptocurrency exchange and wallet platform Coinbase has hired three executives to serve as VPs for Product, Engineering and Design & Research.

Sep 23, 2020 at 7:47 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 9:59 a.m. UTC

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!.


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