Coinbase, a well known crypto exchange, is now developing a new “Platforms” team. For this, the firm has hired two executives from the firms Venmo and Adobe. Shilpa Dhar, has joined the exchange as VP of Product and was a head of Product at Venmo. Ravi Byakod has joined the exchange as the VP of engineer and has worked as the head of commerce engineering at Adobe.
Dhar and Byakod to Lead Coinbase Platforms Team
It is revealed that both the recently hired executives will be leading the platforms team of Coinbase. They will be helping the firm to create a scalable, strong and compliant infrastructure that will also contribute towards creating a cryptoeconomy.
The firm has not revealed much details about this new project and it is still not clear that what type of products this team will be building. However, there are several hints that it might be related to scaling the Coinbase Commerce platform. This is because both the new appointments Dhar and Byakod have a good experience in leading the commerce platforms.
The Exchange Also Appointed VP of Design and Research
The hints regarding the Coinbase Commerce platform is only from the experience that both the new executives are having. The exchange has not revealed any specific information regarding the platforms team other than these appointments. The commerce platform of the firm basically helps in accepting the crypto payments. This is not all, it has also hired a new VP of Design and Research, Frank Yoo. Yoo is coming with a great experience of around 20 years in designing and has worked with some mainstream firms like Google and Lyft. These new appointments by the exchange is clearly indicating that it might be planning for something interesting that will be for the growth and development of the exchange as well as the crypto industry.