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The People With Power at Coinbase

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Over the last 12 months, Coinbase, Silicon Valley’s most high-profile cryptocurrency company, has been recruiting aggressively from Wall Street, attracting top deal makers and prominent lawyers as it seeks to become the premier conduit for institutional cryptocurrency trading.

Jeff Horowitz, Coinbase’s chief compliance officer, came to the company two months ago from BNY Mellon subsidiary Pershing. Brian Brooks, the chief legal officer, came from the federal mortgage agency Fannie Mae. Asiff Hirji, the COO and president, joined last December after holding senior positions at brokerage TD Ameritrade and private equity firm TPG Capital. The latest batch of hires, shown in this org chart compiled by The Information, are expected to play a pivotal role in Coinbase’s next phase of growth.

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Cryptocurrency company Coinbase has seen significant changes to its executive ranks in the past year. Below is an outline of its leadership structure.
Last updated October 23, 2018

Brian Armstrong

CEO & Co-Founder


Brian Armstrong’s Direct Reports

Asiff Hirji

President & COO

Alesia Haas

CFO

Brian Brooks

Chief Legal Officer

Nathalie McGrath

VP, People

Asiff Hirji’s Direct Reports

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Tim Wagner

VP, Engineering

Balaji Srinivasan

CTO, Product Engineering

Jeremy Henrickson

Chief Product Officer

Dan Romero

VP; GM, Coinbase (Consumer Operations)

Emilie Choi

VP, Corporate & Business Development

Tina Bhatnagar

VP, Operations & Technology

Rachael Horwitz

VP, Communications

Brian Brooks’ Direct Reports

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Mike Lempres

Chief Policy Officer

Jeff Horowitz

Chief Compliance Officer

Board of Directors

Brian Armstrong

Co-Founder, Coinbase

Fred Ehrsam

Co-Founder, Coinbase

Chris Dodds

Board of Directors, Charles Schwab

Barry Schuler

Managing Director, DFJ Growth

Katie Haun

General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

Fred Wilson

Partner, Union Square Ventures

Chris Dixon

General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

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Principal, IVP

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