Name: Brian Armstrong
Position: Сo-founder & CEO of Coinbase
Coinbase, Co-founder & CEO
With his double major in Computer Sciences and Economics, Armstrong had spent the most part of his life actively pursuing a career in the tech industry. Being well equipped for a foray into the tech startup arena, Armstrong co-founded crypto wallet and exchange Coinbase in July 2011. Coinbase was envisioned as a Bitcoin marketplace that would enable people to purchase the cryptocurrency more easily. Throughout his life, Armstrong has maintained a strong interest in the technology market and has always participated actively in developing solutions for the industry, becoming the leading advocate of Bitcoin adoption, as well as regularly speaking at conferences, workshops, and seminars. He was named “The Rockstar” in the Bitcoin community.