Surojit Chatterjee, a former executive of Google has joined Coinbase as the chief product officer of the company.
Announcing the details, the CEO of Coinbase, Brian Armstrong wrote in a blog post that Chatterjee was the Product’s Vice President at Google for almost 11 years and now a part of Coinbase. He led the Google Shopping department, that is used for discovering and comparing products on google.
As the Vice President of Product, Surojit will help expand the prints of crypto-economy using Coinbase’s suite of products to millions of more people.
According to the blog post, Chatterjee was not only the head of Google internet giant’s shopping branch but also the product head of Flipkart once, an Indian e-commerce firm.
Brian Armstrong said that the company strives to leave a significant and lasting impact on the financial system worldwide and Chatterjee’s experience of years will be valuable for the company. Earlier Jeremy Henrickson was the chief product officer at Coinbase.
Chatterjee’s experience with Flipkart will help Coinbase in cross-border commerce bringing further growth in the company, wrote Armstrong.
Chatterjee said that Crypto, as well as blockchain technology, will open up the financial system through cross-border commerce for everyone, help in lessening the costs of transactions, provide higher security and eventually help individuals across the globe in having total control of their financial future.
Coinbase has recently increased the push for smart regulations to drive adoption and take the blockchain technology to the mainstream.
Rachel Nelson, the senior director and general counsel of Coinbase in association with Breanne Madigan, global institutional markets head wrote in a company statement: In order to provide consumers assurance and to promote market integrity, congress needs to approve laws supporting the functioning of Crypto markets.