Fred Ehrsam is the co-founder and General Partner at Paradigm. Previously, he co-founded Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency company in the US, and held the role of President from 2012 to 2017. In 2011, Fred bought his first Bitcoin and has been an angel investor in some of the most formative companies in the space. Before Coinbase, Fred was a foreign exchange trader at Goldman Sachs in New York. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Economics with honors and departmental distinction from Duke University.
Rick Schonberg is head of custody at Coinbase and was previously Senior managing Director at State Street and head of global product Development at LCH. He holds a Bachelor's degree in economics from Princeton University.
Faryar Shirzad, chief policy officer at Coinbase, previously worked at Goldman Sachs for 15 years and is a graduate of Harvard Kennedy School and the University of Maryland.
Melissa Zhang is the Co-founder of Bonfire. She is also a Software Engineer at Coinbase and the Founder of Duke Blockchain Lab.
Dan Romero is the co-founder of Farcaster and former Vice President of Operations at Coinbase.
Vishal K. Gupta
Vishal Gupta is the former head of trading at Coinbase and the former head of USDC at Circle.
Zach Abrams is Co-Founder at Bridge, formerly VP Product at Brex, Head of Product - Consumer at Coinbase. He has founded Evenly, acq by Square.
Nicholas Zaldastani is the chairman, co-founder and head of marketing of CESS. He is a graduate of Duke University and Harvard Business School.
Mothusi Majinda is the Chief Technology Officer of Bullish and was previously Director of Platform Engineering at BC Group, Assistant Vice President at Credit Suisse, and Analyst at JPMorgan Chase. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Sung Cho is the co-founder and CEO of beoble , previously worked at Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, and is a graduate of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Carnegie Mellon University.
Before joining Bain Capital Crypto, Khurram worked on the public policy team at Coinbase. A capital markets lawyer by training, Khurram has helped crypto projects navigate the legal and regulatory landscape since 2017, with a focus on tokens, DeFi, NFTs, and DAOs. He was previously general counsel at Fluidity, the team behind AirSwap and prior to that practiced law at Orrick, where he worked with crypto projects as outside counsel. He began his legal career at Cahill Gordon & Reindel and is a graduate of Columbia Law School. Outside of work, Khurram enjoys playing soccer with friends and watching his beloved Buffalo Bills.