Blockchain Jobs - Head of Crypto, 2566

at ExecuNet
Location Menlo Park, CA
Date Posted September 3, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Company is changing the way America invests. We believe our financial system should work for everyone and not just a few. We offer commission-free trading for stocks, ETFs, options, and cryptocurrencies—all in one, user-friendly platform. Since our public launch in 2015, we’ve enabled millions of people to participate in the markets, cementing us as one of the fastest-growing investing platforms ever.

About the Role:

Company’s General Manager for crypto is the primary business owner of Company’s crypto business. As a General Manager you will lead key crypto initiatives, support regulatory compliance, develop and maintain critical business relationships, communicate strategic plans, improve overall business functions, and mitigate risk. The ideal candidate has a deep understanding of cryptocurrencies, blockchain, trading, and crypto wallets. The candidate is a natural leader and has a long track record of demonstrated success. The crypto General Manager must be intimately familiar with the crypto industry, be an exceptional manager, and be dedicated to providing customers with a best-in-class experience. The General Manager will report directly to Company’s VP of Business and be based in Menlo Park, CA.

As our General Manager, Crypto you’ll:

  • Lead strategic initiatives for the crypto business and support crypto operations, compliance, finance, and risk functions
  • Partner closely with other crypto functional leaders to ensure overall business health and effectiveness
  • Serve as President of Company’s crypto entity and assume responsibility and authority for the entity 
  • Work closely with legal and compliance teams to set, maintain, and enhance regulatory,  compliance, policies, and procedures
  • Be responsible for crypto risk management relating to treasury, operations, and security
  • Work closely with fraud and compliance teams to execute a robust AML and KYC program related to crypto
  • Manage critical partner relationships and ensure customers receive an exceptional product experience

Some things we consider critical to being a Crypto General Manager:

  • Strong understanding of blockchain technology and mechanics
  • 8+ years operational experience, ideally in a financial services or tech company context
  • Broad experience creating, deploying, and automating operational systems and processes
  • Ability to work with engineering and data for reporting and tooling, and legal and compliance for regulatory issues
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, or Computer Science - MBA or JD a plus
  • Cryptocurrency industry experience
  • Regulatory and/or compliance experience (e.g. anti-money-laundering, KYC, state money transmission laws)
  • Retail customer experience
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