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Binance.US strengthens compliance – Crypto News

  • Launched in 2014, blockchain hires first chief marketing officer
  • Crypto.com hired a former Bittrex executive to lead its Web3 initiatives

Binance.US rented Josh Wilsen as the first chief policy officer as it continues its push to become the most compliant crypto exchange in the US.

Tasked with participating in crypto-political debates, Wilsusen will establish and lead the company’s government affairs team in Washington DC to work with policymakers on regulations that enhance clarity and trust.

The manager previously worked as Managing Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs at Ally Bank and Executive Director of Government Relations at Morgan Stanley. Previously, he was securities advisor to former Rep. Michael Oxley, then chairman of the US House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee.

Wilsusen’s appointment follows the hiring of former Uber Technologies executive Krishna Juvvadi as Binance.US’ General Counsel.

Jeffrey Blockinger joined square as General Counsel of the firm with 25 years of experience in securities, mutual funds, fintech, blockchain and regulation.

The company’s Web3 Passport network aims to enable traditional financial institutions to become more involved in DeFi and crypto by allowing users to track their know-your-customer (KYC) status and creditworthiness on their immutable, non-fungible token ( NFT) pass to save.

Blockinger was previously the CEO of Association for Digital Asset Markets and Chief Legal Officer for crypto trading platform CrossTower. Before entering the blockchain industry, he worked at traditional finance companies such as Och-Ziff Capital Management, where he served as Chief Legal Officer.

Chaina Ledger-as-a-Service blockchain launched in 2014 Mike Herron as the first Chief Marketing Officer.

Herron comes from crypto technology company Lukka, where he was head of marketing for about a year. He also held marketing-related roles at the US Cellular and Solo Cup Company.

“As we move closer to new product launches and new versioning in 2022, Mike’s experience will be critical in connecting with customers who need Chainprivate blockchain products to expand their reach globally,” Chain CEO Deepak Thapliyal said in a statement.

crypto platform connect finance called Chantel Melley as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Experience Officer.

She has over a decade of experience in various marketing and user interface and experience design roles, most recently as CMO for 4stop.

Stonegate Global Fund Servicesa crypto fund management and advisory firm, added Skyler Steinke as Managing Director of the Digital Assets Group.

Stonegate Global, which serves institutional fund clients with around $20 billion in assets, reports major growth in the cryptocurrency asset class.

Steinke joins the company after spending two years at Sudrania Fund Services, where he led its expansion into crypto. He also spent five years at Gemini Fund Services.

“Despite the recent market slump, we continue to see strong demand for new institutional digital asset funds,” Steinke said in a statement. “Clearly, the true institutional actors see these events as speed bumps on the road to wider ecosystem acceptance.”

PraSaga, a Swiss foundation focused on building a layer 1 blockchain Lawrence White as Senior Economic Advisor for monetary policy.

White has written four books on currency and banking, including Free Banking in Britain and The Theory of Monetary Institutions. In his new role, he will develop a monetary policy mechanism for PraSaga’s SagaCoin, which the organization hopes will become an attractive alternative to mediums of exchange such as the dollar and other fiat currencies.

in case you missed it Crypto.com hired former Bittrex executive Kwon Park as CEO to lead the company’s Web3 efforts. Before joining Bittrex, Park was a consultant at Delta Strategy Group, a US government affairs firm, for more than four years.


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The post Latest in Crypto Hiring: Binance.US Doubles Down on Compliance is not financial advice.

Source: Crypto News Austria

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