Brian Armstrong

CEO & Co-Founder at Coinbase

Brian Armstrong Bio

Brian Armstrong is the CEO and co-founder of Coinbase, a digital currency exchange, and wallet service. He founded the company in 2012, along with Fred Ehrsam, and has been leading the company since its inception. Before Coinbase, Armstrong worked as a software engineer at Airbnb and Deloitte. He holds a degree in Computer Science from Rice University.

Brian Armstrong is known for his vision to make it easy for people to access cryptocurrencies and his efforts to educate people about the benefits of digital currencies. He has advocated for the mainstream adoption of digital currencies and blockchain technology. Under his leadership, Coinbase has grown to become one of the world’s most popular and reputable digital currency exchanges, with over 35 million registered users.

In 2020, Coinbase went public in a direct listing, and Armstrong’s net worth increased dramatically. He is considered to be one of the most influential people in the cryptocurrency industry. He is often quoted in the press on digital currencies and blockchain technology topics.

Brian Armstrong Current Work

Brian Armstrong Previous Work

  • AirBnB Software Engineer 2011-2012
  • CEO & Founder 2003-2012
  • Deloitte & Touche Consultant 2005
  • IBM Interm Team Lead 2003

Brian Armstrong Education

  • Rice University, Master's Degree, Computer Science, 2005-2006
  • Rice University, Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science, Economics, 2001-2005

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