Andrew Yang to advise a web-focused company 3

Andrew Yang to advise a web-focused company 3

  • Director of Blockchain and Digital Assets at Citi Ventures Joins Six Digital Exchange
  • Crypto ETP Issuer Appoints Founder of Hive Blockchain Technologies as New CEO

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang join data collection As a strategic advisor as he seeks to transform the data economy through Web3 technology.

Pool Data is publishing Web3 to build an infrastructure in an effort to allow people to monetize and control their data online. Yang said in a statement that the data economy is on the cusp of a once-in-a-generation transformation.

“Individual consumers are hugely outsold and outsourced by trillion-dollar technology companies,” Yang said. “It makes sense for consumers to come together, collect their data, and form data consortia that can collectively negotiate and control a fair share of the data economy for everyone.”

Yang brought data control and monetization issues onto the political agenda through Data Dividend Projectwhich aims to create data ownership rights under privacy laws such as the California Consumer Privacy Act.

The political figure and entrepreneur told Blockworks in an interview earlier this year that crypto and Web3 advocates need more political engagement. He unveiled the Lobby3 DAO in February — designed to fund policy advocacy and educate lawmakers about the positive potential of Web3.

Bitcoin company nidig Promotion Tejas Shah And the Nate Conrad To become the company’s CEO and president respectively.

The move comes as the company said its bitcoin balances hit an all-time high during the third quarter. Shah and Conrad will focus on accelerating NYDIG’s investments in the mining solutions and platform technology business.

The two are set to replace CEO Robert Guttman and President Yan Zhao, who will remain at the parent company of NYDIG Stone Ridge Holdings Group, which they co-founded with Ross Stevens in 2012.

Shah was most recently Global Head of Corporate Finance at NYDIG, while Conrad served as Global Head of Payments. Prior to joining NYDIG in 2020, Shah worked for nearly 20 years at Goldman Sachs. Conrad joined Stone Ridge in 2016 and NYDIG in 2020 after also starting his career at Goldman Sachs.

Alexander KishWho will leave his position as Blockchain director and digital assets at Citi Ventures, is scheduled to join Six digital exchange.

“This is my last week at Citi Ventures, more than a year after launching my Blockchain & Digital Asset Studio practice,” he wrote in a LinkedIn post. “This may seem like a short period, and it is. But sometimes, an extraordinary opportunity comes along.”

Prior to joining subsidiary Citigroup in September 2021, Kech was Head of Securities and Foreign Exchange Markets at SWIFT and later co-founded Onchain Custodian, where he served as CEO.

The founder and former president of crypto miner HIVE Blockchain Technologies has taken a new role as CEO of HIVE Blockchain Technologies. valorissuer of encrypted ETPs.

Oliver Rossi Newtonwho also co-founded Valor, replaces Russell Starr, who is set to retake the role of head of capital markets and maintain his role as CEO.

“My role was not intended to be permanent, and having someone with Olivier’s footsteps is a testament to Valor’s quality as a company and global team that supports Valor’s vision of being the world’s dominant ETP player,” Starr said in a statement. .

Rossi Newton is a partner in the investment fund Latint Capital and currently a member of the board of directors of Seba Bank AG.

software development company alluvial A former Coinbase Cloud CEO appointed as CEO of Growth as the company continues its focus on building secure liquid storage solutions.

Mara Schmidt She joined Alluvial as Chief Growth Officer after serving as Head of Sales for Coinbase Cloud, a role in which she oversaw client relations, strategic partnerships, and company growth initiatives.

Prior to joining Coinbase, she managed business development at the blockchain-based infrastructure company Bison Trails, which was acquired by Coinbase in February 2021. Schmidt also previously served as Director of Strategy at blockchain technology company ConsenSys from 2018 to 2020.

Cryptocurrency exchange LMAX digital hired Brian Christian As a sales manager in the US and Cassandra Cox As Director of Institutional Sales in Europe.

Christian and Cox will oversee the growth and expansion of the company’s crypto product pipeline and lead sales coverage to institutional clients in the United States and Europe, respectively.

As a former head of exchange at crypto exchange CrossTower, Christian was previously also a managing director at Nasdaq and head of US sales at Cboe Global Markets. Cox worked at Société Générale from 2012 until September 2021, where she served as Managing Director focusing on institutional foreign exchange and emerging market sales.

MapleIt is a platform where pooled capital is lent to crypto companies Chad Walls As the company’s new capital markets manager and Daniel Lim As Associate Director of Capital Markets.

Walls was previously the director of institutional business development at Celsius, a crypto lender that filed for bankruptcy in July. Lim most recently held product strategy positions at HPS Investment Partners and Riverstone Holdings, and previously also worked on the multi-asset sales team at Goldman Sachs.


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  • Ben Struck

    Ben Struck is a Denver-based reporter who covers macro and native crypto funds, financial advisors, structured products, and integrating digital assets and decentralized finance (DeFi) into traditional finance. Prior to joining Blockworks, he covered the asset management industry at Fund Intelligence and was a reporter and editor for several local Long Island newspapers. Graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in journalism. Contact Ben via email at [email protected]

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