Coinbase hires LinkedIn’s Head of Data as Data Chief
Former LinkedIn Head of Data, Micheal Li, has now joined the cryptocurrency exchange platform, Coinbase as Data and Analytics Chief. Also, he added that he did this to create an open financial system for the world”. Furthermore, he announced taking up the new post on his Medium page.
He stated in the post that, “I’m excited to announce that I’m joining Coinbase as Vice President of Data, where I will contribute to Coinbase’s mission to “create an open financial system for the world”.”
Michael Li has spent seven years on the professional social network platform, LinkedIn. He announced his arrival in Coinbase through his Medium blog on September 18, 2018.
Furthermore, he stated, “I am thrilled by the opportunity to define and evolve the role data can play in a rapidly emerging space, combining an innovative mindset to solve new challenges with learnings from my past experience.“.
Coinbase has been expanding
This latest hire continues Coinbase’s year-long efforts to expand its leadership team. They have vice presidents for finance, communications, and engineering. Also, They have hired chief financial and compliance officers, in the last few months.
In March, Coinbase announced that Emilie Choi had joined to spearhead its acquisition efforts. More recently, the company announced it would look to hire more than 100 new employees. This will happen over the next year. Furthermore, the recruits will join its recently-opened New York office.
Furthermore, Michael Li stated, “Data will be essential to empowering Coinbase’s mission, and core to company’s strategy to deliver the most trusted and easiest-to-use cryptocurrency products and services. I feel privileged to take on this challenging and rewarding new role to start the next chapter of my career.”
Li’s profession to date has spun around joining information into money-related administrations, online business and interpersonal organizations, he wrote in the post. He trusts that there are “unlimited conceivable outcomes” for utilizing information in the digital currency and blockchain space.
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