Blythe Masters, one of the most well-known and respected figures in the world of corporate blockchain solutions, has left the post of CEO of New York-based Digital Asset Holdings, which she has occupied for the past three years.
The company’s statement says that Masters remains a shareholder, strategic advisors and a member of the board of directors of Digital Asset Holdings. As CEO, she leaves due to personal circumstances.
Acting CEO appointed AG Gangadhar, in the past held senior positions in Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Cruise (GM) and Uber, and since April this year, headed the board of directors of Digital Asset Holdings.
Blythe Masters led the company in 2015, a year after its creation. Under her leadership, Digital Asset has become one of the leading companies developing blockchain solutions for the corporate sector.
The company attracted multimillion investments, closing the last round of financing in the amount of more than $ 40 million in October 2017. Its partners include Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation, Google Cloud and the Australian Stock Exchange.
Digital Asset also launched a blockchain platform that allows traders to carry out operations in the financial market without the need to disclose confidential information.