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This list showcases the top United States based COO’ operating in the Bitcoin space. If you think a COO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Chief Operating Officer of Pantera Capital
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About Pantera Capital: Pantera Capital is an investment firm focused exclusively on ventures, tokens, and projects related to blockchain tech, digital currency.
President and COO of MakerDAO
Steven Becker is President and COO of the MakerDAO Foundation. MakerDAO is a unique dApp that generates Dai, the world’s first decentralized stablecoin that facilitates economic growth on the blockchain and economic empowerment with the blockchain. Steven is responsible for the strategic business operations, risk management, partnerships, and marketing. An alternative investment professional with 20 years of experience. Steven is Chartered as an Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) by the CAIA Association and certified as a Financial Risk Manager (FRM) by the Global Association of Risk Professionals and is a member of both associations.
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About MakerDAO: Maker is a decentralized autonomous organization on the Ethereum blockchain.
COO of GRIID
Jerry King is the COO of GRIID. Before that, he was the COO and VP of Product Development at Vets First Choice.
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About GRIID: GRIID is a vertically-integrated bitcoin self-mining company that owns and operates a growing portfolio of bitcoin mining facilities.
Co-Founder and COO of River Financial
Andrew Benson is the Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer at River Financial.
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About River Financial: River Financial is a Bitcoin financial institution allowing long-term investors to buy, sell, and manage Bitcoin.
Chief Operating Officer of Arwen
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About Arwen: Arwen gives protection while trade on cryptocurrency exchanges.
COO and Co-Founder of Bitcoin IRA
A Denver, Colorado native, Chris Kline joined Fortress Gold Group as a partner and Director of Operations in 2012. Chris drove the operations strategy and execution that lead to the company becoming an Inc 500 leading provider in gold and silver for IRAs. Following his success in precious metals, he was challenged to develop a way for individuals to directly invest in Bitcoin for retirement. Together with Camilo Concha and Johannes Haze, Kline co-founded Bitcoin IRA, and Kline then developed the process and exclusive partnerships to create a full-service, turnkey solution allowing investors to capitalize on the rapidly growing digital currency marketspace for their retirement portfolio while maintaining full IRS compliance. Kline holds a degree in International Finance and Leadership from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is a contributing writer at Forbes Finance Council and FX Empire, among other publications.
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About Bitcoin IRA: The world’s largest cryptocurrency IRA platform that allows customers to purchase Bitcoin and other crypto for their retirement accounts
Cofounder, COO of TonicPow
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About Delivery Dudes, TonicPow: TonicPow – Earn, Promote, Explode! BitcoinSV Powered P2P Advertisement Network
COO/CFO of DrawBridge Lending
Jason O’Reilly is the COO and CFO at DrawBridge Lending.
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About DrawBridge Lending: DrawBridge offers a lending loans with no margin calls backed by Bitcoin holdings.
Co Founder & COO of PocketInns Inc.
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About PocketInns Inc.: The first of a GenNxt decentralized accommodation rental marketplace built around the blockchain technology.
VP Business Development & COO of Giga Watt
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About Giga Watt: The world’s first state of the art combined Blockchain hosting and service center.
COO & Co-founder of Tashe
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About Tashe: Tashe offers cryptocurrency and fiat money liquidation services.
COO / Co-founder of Bitsie
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About Bitsie: Bitsie’s mission is to help organizations understand and leverage Bitcoin to foster commerce, increase profits, and reach new markets.
Chief Operating Officer of Old Hill Partners
Jeff Haas joined Old Hill in 2011. Jeff has over 20 years of diverse financial experience focused on portfolio management, transaction structuring and Chief Operating Officer duties. At Old Hill, Jeff is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Firm, as well as sourcing and structuring transactions. Jeff is a member of the Firm′s Investment Committee. Prior to joining Old Hill, Jeff was the Chief Operating Officer and Co-Portfolio Manager of Juniperhill Asset Management and a Portfolio Manager for Centrecourt Asset Management, both small cap-focused lending investment advisory firms. Earlier, Jeff served as a Portfolio Manager and Trader at CIBC World Markets, where he co-managed proprietary trading for less liquid investments and structured lending. He began his career as a certified public accountant. Jeff earned an MBA in finance and international business from NYU′s Leonard N. Stern School of Business, after receiving an undergraduate accounting degree from Adelphi University
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About Old Hill Partners: Old Hill Partners Inc., is an investment adviser with significant experience in asset-backed lending and alternative investment management.