At Blockchain.com we’re on a mission to construct a monetary process for the internet that empowers anybody in the earth to management their revenue.
Moments of disaster set leaders to the exam. By way of the very last several months of extraordinary obstacle, volatility, and actually unparalleled uncertainty, our globally-distributed leadership team has impressed me in their means to helm the fight stations with steady arms, apparent minds, and bravery.
It is a fantastic joy to announce that we have promoted two of our have this quarter to serve as Blockchain.com’s Main Running Officer and Main Tactic Officer respectively.
First of all, immediately after a calculated and lengthy lookup for the correct COO, the board and I identified that we had the most appropriate human being already at the organization: Xen Baynham-Herd. Xen joined Blockchain.com a few a long time in the past as Global Head of Technique just after spending 7 years as a trader at UBS wherever between other items, he managed a $10 billion structural asset portfolio and derivatives trading e-book. Given that becoming a member of the group, he has driven the create out of our brokerage trading goods, markets workforce, our exchange, served as the Normal Manager of the Wallet, and most lately, led our international product or service teams as EVP Item.
In his new role as COO, Xen will be my husband or wife and oversee product or service functions, marketplaces, operations, buyer success, advertising, communications, info and expertise.
I’m also happy to announce that Charlie McGarraugh has been promoted to Main Technique Officer & World Head of Markets. Charlie has been with the crew since Oct 2018 pursuing the acquisition of Stratagem, in which he was CEO, and has already contributed massively to the firm as World wide Head of Marketplaces.
A previous trader and husband or wife at Goldman Sachs, Charlie has a wealth of economic markets encounter and his buying and selling and risk management experience has been invaluable and hugely impactful. Charlie has also performed a key function in driving forward our strategic partnerships, marketplaces small business, and structured solutions.
Charlie is a truly charismatic man or woman, normally tremendous stoked, with a authentic enthusiasm for buying and selling and markets that’s infectious. Charlie also has an outstanding intellect, is a deep macro thinker, and is among the smartest persons that I’ve at any time labored with. On a personalized level, I have definitely relished doing the job with Charlie and I’m pretty grateful for everything he’s finished so considerably. I have the utmost assurance in his means to lead.
As Chief System Officer Charlie will be liable for company development, money product or service progress and enterprise advancement in addition to continuing to lead the Markets Workforce.
Xen and Charlie care deeply about crypto, and about this historic chance to carry more financial liberty to the globe. To the moon!