Crypto.com, a payments and cryptocurrency platform, has announced its Advisory Board today. The company has appointed six members with the aim to shape the company’s future.
The six board members are Antoine Blondeau, Rob Bier, Chien-Liang Chou, Chris Corrado, Huey Lin, and Dimitri Tsamados. The members bring expertise to Crypto.com from areas such as artificial intelligence (AI), trading technology, product, operations, and talent.
Commenting on the new Board members, Kris Marszalek, Co-Founder and CEO of Crypto.com, said: “as we begin the global rollout of our products, we are excited to announce the formation of our Advisory Board.”
“This is a group of incredibly talented, seasoned executives who bring a track record of success and expertise in areas ranging from AI, trading technology, product to operations and talent. Our entire management team will benefit greatly from their advice, experience and network as we scale and expand globally.”
The New Additions to the Advisory Board of Crypto.Com
Blondeau has been named as Chairman of the Advisory Board and joins the company with experience in AI. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of Alpha Intelligence Capital, a global venture capital fund. Blondeau has an extensive career spanning for more than 25 years. During this time he has held senior leadership positions at Good Technology, Salesforce.com, and Sybase.
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Bier comes from an organization design and scaling background. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of Trellis Asia. Currently, he is also the non-executive chairman of MoneySmart. Initially, Bier kickstarted his career at Monitor Group. Here he rose through the ranks to become Senior Partner and head of the company’s London office.
With a background in engineering, Chou is the Vice President of Engineering a Flexport. Before this, he was the leader of LendingClub’s investor and platform groups. During this time he handled $20 billion worth of asset transactions between borrowers and investors.
Corrado brings experience in trading technology to the Advisory Board. He is the Group Chief Operating Officer and Group Chief Information Officer of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). During his extensive career, he has held senior roles at MSCI, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, and UBS.
Lin is the COO of Affirm. In this role, her responsibilities are focused on operations and scaling the company. At the moment, the company is one of the fastest growing fintech startups in Silicon Valley, the statement says. Prior to working at Affirm, she worked at PayPal for almost 12 years.
Finally, Tsamados is currently a Partner at Eric Salmon & Partners, a leadership advisory firm. In his role, he advises technology companies across Asia – a region where he has worked for more than two decades.