Coinbase Exec Dan Romero Leaving Crypto Exchange After 5 Years

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is losing another executive

. Dan Romero, who works as vice president for Coinbase’s worldwide organisation, revealed in a Medium post on Friday that he will be leaving the company at the end of this month. Romero signed up with Coinbase in April 2014, according to his LinkedIn profile.

While he didn’t supply a particular factor for leaving the company, Romero stated:

“Staying real to an objective frequently needs doing difficult (and even undesirable) things. I’ve been fortunate to discover first-hand that it’s those difficult things that frequently produce the most worth.”

“I’m preparing to spend some time to determine what’s next,” he continued, including that he signed up with Coinbase when it had simply 20 personnel– it now has a headcount of over 700.

In his time at the company, Romero has actually dealt with “nearly every element” of the Coinbase service, he stated, consisting of banking collaborations and both customer and institutional services.

In spite of Coinbase’s status as one of the most important and popular crypto exchanges– it raised $300 million late in 2015 offering it an assessment of $8 billion– there have actually been a wave of departures (and some arrivals too) in the months given that.

2 weeks earlier, Coinbase’s director of institutional sales, Christine Sandler, left the exchange for Fidelity Investments, among the world’s biggest monetary companies. Previously this year, the exchange’s director of information science and threat Soups Ranjan likewise left, as did senior compliance supervisor Vaishali Mehta.

And a minimum of 9 other senior or mid-level workers have actually left Coinbase given that its October fundraise.

It was formerly exposed that, because March 2018, the company has actually been providing a conceal to $5,000 a year for treatments like egg-freezing in a quote to keep personnel– that’s in addition to more basic medical insurance choices.

Coinbase did not react to a CoinDesk ask for discuss Romero’s departure by press time.

Dan Romero image by means of Coinbase