Zeeshan Feroz

CEO UK, Coinbase, London, UK
His mission is to take Crypto to the masses

WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN

With a career spanning multiple electronic payment platforms, Zeeshan Feroz is someone who know what cryptocurrency brings to the retail finance space.
As Coinbase’s UK CEO, his input into strategic acquisitions, aggressive market entries and investor education will shape how cryptocurrency is adopted by mainstream customers as well as the emerging market of institutional investors that are becoming interested in digital assets. Hear his view in the panel discussion “Crypto Assets” Master or Servant?” at WORLDWEBFORUM 2019.

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. Our vision is to bring more innovation, efficiency, and equality of opportunity to the world by building an open financial system.

Our first step on that journey is making digital currency accessible and approachable for everyone. Two principles guide our efforts. First, be the most trusted company in our domain. Second, create user-focused products that are easier and more intuitive to use.

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From NewsBTC

Coinbase UK CEO Zeeshan Feroz is working to achieve a crypto revolution amidst hesitant bankers in a city torn over Brexit. During London Teck Week, he made a speech on blockchain’s potential to connect the unbanked and rebuild the entire financial system. In an interview with NewsBTC, he said that Coinbase have had a ‘lot of interest’ in their new custody platform. Coinbase Custody was released on July 2 and has already accepted 10 institutional investors, with a combined minimum balance of $100 million.

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BIOGRAPHY

Zeeshan Feroz is the UK CEO of Coinbase. A fintech and payments veteran, he previously worked as Global Head of Payments at crowdfunding firm Tilt.com (since acquired by Airbnb), as well as VP of Sales at online payments firm Skrill. He also studied cryptography as part of his Masters in Advanced Computing at King’s College London. Zeeshan heads up Coinbase’s operations across Europe, where he focuses on bringing its products to consumers and institutional investors, and speaking to regulators about the potential of digital currency.

Launched in 2012, Coinbase is the world’s largest platform for transacting in digital currency like Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin, with now over 20 million customers globally. The company is working to create a more open global financial system to bring about more economic freedom, innovation, efficiency and equality of opportunity around the world.