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As a tech industry veteran, Grigoryan brings 15+ years of scaling and managing large, global engineering organizations to BlockFi ahead of continued exponential growth for the company in 2022.
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Jan 12, 2022, 10:00 ET
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JERSEY CITY, N.J., Jan. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BlockFi, a crypto financial services company, announced today that Alexander Grigoryan has joined the firm as the Chief Technology Officer and will oversee all global product development and technology strategy moving forward.
"As we look forward to the next level of step function growth in BlockFi’s global suite of products and services, we needed a tech leader who has built global financial technology platforms at scale. Given Alex’s stellar track record of working with billion-dollar global brands in the mobile payments and e-commerce spaces, we knew that Alex was the perfect fit for the role and are ecstatic to have him on board to continue to make BlockFi the crypto platform of choice in 2022," said Zac Prince, CEO and Founder of BlockFi.
Mr. Grigoryan brings 15+ years of engineering and management experience having worked in a variety of startups and Fortune 500 companies scaling and managing large, global engineering organizations as well as spearheading the development of world-class mobile payments technology and customer experience platforms. Prior to BlockFi, Mr. Grigoryan led Product Engineering at Skillz, a leading mobile games platform, and before that held senior engineering and developer roles at Walmart and PayPal.
"I’m thrilled to be joining such an outstanding team at BlockFi that is truly at the frontier of building and distributing crypto financial products to masses and helping all investors build and grow their crypto wealth. I’m excited for what’s ahead under the leadership of BlockFi’s founders, Zac Prince and Flori Marquez. It’s my belief that technology is the foundation for powering adoption and transformation at scale, and BlockFi is at the forefront of this for the crypto industry." said Mr. Grigoryan.
Learn more about BlockFi here. Want to come work with us? View career opportunities at BlockFi here.
BlockFi is a new breed of financial services company. Founded in 2017 by Zac Prince and Flori Marquez, BlockFi is building a bridge between cryptocurrencies and traditional financial and wealth management products to advance the overall digital asset ecosystem for individual and institutional investors.
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