Sam Rosenblum

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, COINBASE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA
WORLD’S LARGEST DIGITAL CURRENCY HOLDER

WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN

As adoption of cryptocurrency continues to grow, so does Sam’s job. Coinbase is the largest digital currency holder and the on-ramp for many new cryptocurrency buyers. Sam keeps a close watch on the new coins coming to market, consumer sentiment, and developing crypto regulations. Hear him speak at WORLDWEBFORUM 2019 to find out what to look out for when you first deal with cryptocurrency.

About coinbase

Founded in June of 2012, Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin.
Coinbase is building the bridge from Finance 1.0 to Finance 2.0, allowing over 10M people in 30 countries to move between their local currency and digital currency.
They have facilitated over $40B in digital currency trading volume

OTC Trading for Large Investors

Coinbase is continuing to expand their offerings for commercial clients and recently created an Over The Counter (OTC) exchange for larger trader and institutions. Unlike a traditional exchange, an OTC exchange allows entities to trade directly with each other, with the safety that a regulated structure creates.

GLOBAL STRATEGY GROUP AT VISA

Prior to joining Coinbase, Sam worked in the global strategy group at Visa
He was a hedge fund strategy analyst at Lake Partners, and was an M&A specialist at the U.S Department of Justice.

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BIOGRAPHY

Sam Rosenblum is Director of Global Business Development at Coinbase, a digital currency platform and exchange for consumers and institutions. Coinbase provides easy, secure access to digital currency for over 10 million users across 30 countries and is the world’s largest institutional holder of digital currency, securing more than $5B in customer assets. In his time at Coinbase, Sam has lead initiatives in international expansion, corporate development, and strategic partnerships.

Prior to joining Coinbase, Sam worked in the Global Strategy Group at Visa, where he focused on strategic initiatives for Visa’s core networking processing business. Prior to that, he was a hedge fund strategy analyst at Lake Partners and an M&A specialist at the U.S Department of Justice Antitrust Division. Sam attended the Honors College at University of California, Los Angeles, where we studied Interpersonal Communication and International Relations.