Browsing the "Executive Appointments" Tag

Overstock Appoints New CEO, Remains Committed to Blockchain

| Daniel Palmer

The online retail giant has announced that Jonathan Johnson – who's led the firm since the departure of Patrick Byrne – is now its permanent CEO.

Ripple Hires Legal Expert Behind Token Taxonomy Act

| Daniel Palmer

Blockchain payments tech provider Ripple has hired a former political adviser to assist its advocacy efforts with lawmakers in Washington, D.C.

Former Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan Joins DeFi Blockchain Project Findora

| Daniel Palmer

Balaji Srinivasan, the former CTO of Coinbase, has joined Findora as a strategic adviser, as has Dan Boneh, head of Stanford's Cryptography Group.

Overstock’s tZERO Lures New Execs from Barclays and IMAX

| Anna Baydakova

The security token platform is strengthening its leadership team with three new hires as it prepares to onboard more tokens.

Former Ripple Exec to Lead Binance’s US Expansion as New Exchange CEO

| Wolfie Zhao

The operator of Binance's upcoming U.S. crypto exchange has hired a former Ripple executive to lead the roll out of the new platform. 

BitTorrent Creator Bram Cohen Takes Over as CEO at Chia Network

| Brady Dale

Bram Cohen has taken over as CEO of his current company, Chia Network – a firm creating a less energy-intensive cryptocurrency.

Facebook Hires Standard Chartered Bank Lobbyist for Crypto Project: Report

| Daniel Palmer

Facebook's hiring spree for its upcoming cryptocurrency continues with the addition of a senior bank lobbyist from Standard Chartered.

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Ripple Kicks Off South America Expansion With Brazil Launch

| Daniel Palmer

Blockchain payments company Ripple has launched in Brazil as the first stage of its planned expansion across South America.

BitGo Co-Founder and Facebook Alum Joins Blockchain Capital

| Brady Dale

Crypto entrepreneur and investor Ben Davenport is joining Blockchain Capital as a venture partner.

Bitstamp Hires Ex-Coinbase Trading Head to Court Wall Street Money

| Anna Baydakova

Europe-based crypto exchange Bitstamp has hired former Coinbase trading head and Wall Street veteran Hunter Merghart to lead its U.S. operations.