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Sam Rosenblum is Director of Global Business Development at Coinbase, where he leads initiatives in international expansion, corporate development, and strategic partnerships.
Coinbase has been at the center of the speculative frenzy driving up the value of Bitcoin.
While there are many Bitcoin exchanges around the world, Coinbase has been the dominant place that ordinary Americans go to buy and sell virtual currency. No company had made it simpler to sign up, link a bank account or debit card, and begin buying Bitcoin.
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.