BlackRock Wants a Blockchain Strategy for Aladdin, Its Investments Engine
A job posting reveals enterprise blockchain ambitions at the world’s largest asset manager. Public and private chains are up for evaluation, a source said.
The successful candidate will have expertise in cryptocurrency and central bank digital currencies, according to the job posting.
Robert Zagotta will oversee daily operations and look to grow the exchange's U.S. business.
Jesse Spiro, chief of government affairs at Chainalysis, is heading to PayPal's crypto wing to work on regulatory policy.
The staff will be used to develop new products and expand into crypto other than bitcoin.
The firm is adding key staff on the heels of a $305 million funding round.