Balaji S. Srinivasan is an angel investor, tech founder, and WSJ bestselling author of The Network State. Formerly the CTO of Coinbase and General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, he is an early investor in many successful tech companies and crypto protocols, including Alchemy, Ava Labs, Bitcoin, Cameo, Chainlink, Clubhouse, Dapper Labs, Ethereum, Instadapp, NEAR Protocol, OnDeck, Opensea, Solana, Soylent, Superhuman, Synthesis, and Zora. Dr. Srinivasan was the cofounder of Earn.com (acquired by Coinbase), Counsyl (acquired by Myriad), Teleport (acquired by Topia), and Coin Center. He holds a BS/MS/PhD in Electrical Engineering and an MS in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University.
Emilie Choi is President and Chief Operating Officer, Coinbase. Formerly Vice President, Corporate & Business Development, Business Operations & Strategy at Coinbase. Public and private company board member. Angel investor. Specialties: Consumer internet, SaaS, crypto, M&A, venture investments, corporate strategy, business operations, business development, data analytics, international.
Fred Ehrsam is co-founder and Managing Partner at Paradigm. Previously, Fred co-founded Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency company in the US, and held the role of President from 2012 to 2017. Fred purchased his first Bitcoin in 2011 and has been an angel investor in some of the space’s most formative companies. Prior to Coinbase, Fred was a foreign exchange trader at Goldman Sachs in New York. Fred holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Economics with honors and departmental distinction from Duke University.
Brian Armstrong is the co-founder and CEO of Coinbase. Armstrong founded the company, which has become one of the largest in the Bitcoin space, in June 2012. He is Co-founder GiveCrypto, Building an open financial system for the world. Before founding Coinbase, Armstrong worked as a Software Engineer at AirBNB from 2011-2012. Previously, he founded UniversityTutory.com and also worked as a software engineer at CarWoo.com.
Sam Rosenblum is a Partner at Haun Ventures. Sam has previously worked as a Partner at Polychain Capital, Director of Business Development at Coinbase, Global Strategy Associate at Visa, and Analyst at Lake Partners Strategy Consultants. He received his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he was involved in the UCLA Honors College and Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity.
Business Operations and Strategy at Coinbase. Co-Founder and President of Tagomi (Acq. by Coinbase).
Natalia leads the Partner Success team in the Americas for Immutable and is responsible for building the strategy for partners to drive value across these relationships. Additionally, she is on the board of Team4Tech, a non-for-profit accelerator with the aim to improve the quality of education for under-resourced learners by building nonprofit capacity through technology and training. Natalia is a seasoned professional with 15+ years of sales, marketing, and partnership experience. Natalia recently joined Immutable from Coinbase, where she led the NFT Success Team and was responsible for building a team which provides a white-glove experience to some of the most prominent NFT creators in the space. In her past experience at Meta, as the Head of Global Vertical Solutions, she led a cross-functional team and oversaw product, sales, creative, measurement, and research activities to optimize expansion across the company’s largest vertical.
Katie Haun is CEO and Founder of Haun Ventures, a $1.5 billion venture capital fund focused on web3. Previously, she was a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a Silicon Valley based venture capital firm and co-chaired its three crypto funds. Katie also serves on the Coinbase board, having joined as the company's first independent director, where she chairs its Nomination and Governance Committee and serves on its Compensation Committee. She has testified before both houses of Congress on the intersection of technology and regulation, and has taught at Stanford's GSB.