Leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has hired Manish Gupta to steer its engineering team as the cryptocurrency exchange reportedly eyes going public.
CEO Brian Armstrong cited got to build “new cryptocurrency-native products and services” and its pivot to a “remote-first culture” in his Monday hiring announcement. But he was coy on specific projects for Coinbase’s new vice chairman of engineering.
Gupta, a longtime Silicon Valley tech engineer, previously ran ridesharing company Lyft’s backend operations for 2 years. Before that he spent 16 climbing the ranks at Google Ads.