Three New Executives Join Digital Asset
An announcement this week by Digital Asset stated that the company was adding three distinguished leading executives to its team. The new executives will join the company’s board of directors. Blackstone VC Tony James, CEO Stephan Leithner, and AG Gangadhar, formerly of Amazon and Google.
Chief Executive of Digital Asset, Blythe Masters, spoke about the latest additions, saying that the company was adamant on the current development of a distributed ledger tech to source evidential significant markets and to advance the current tech to satiate demand.
Masters the commented on the new additions to the company’s team, saying that all three established executives bring a level of expertise like no other and will be incredibly useful in many industries including finance, tech and more and the company’s main objective of launching its own online solutions.
The company’s board of directors consists of an incredible amount of expertise and collaboration from many head executives to top name companies. Sunil Hirani, the chief executive of Digital Asset and Don Wilson, co-founder, are members. ASX’s deputy chief executive, Peter Hiom and George Nunn are also members. Tony James also spoke about his new assignment, saying that BC-tech’s potential is incredible and that the company possesses both required assets, the ability to lead and to develop the needed technology.
In 2017, Jefferson River Capital spearheaded the second funding round of Digital Asset and gathered $40M from many top investments and financial firms including Goldman Sachs, BNP Paribas, and JP Morgan.
The company’s DLT services extend from New York to London, Zurich, Hong Kong and more. Additionally, it also supports ASX with its required tech, although ASX’s entire CHESS is meant to be replaced. Blythe Masters was previously employed at JPMorgan as well as Santander and BC project Hyperledger and began her Chief Executive Officer position at Digital Asset in 2015.