ConsenSys hires IBM blockchain leader John Wolpert and Strate CEO Monica Singer

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The blockchain venture studio has hired a large amount of talented individuals from a range of backgrounds

New York-based Ethereum design studio ConsenSys has hired a number of new employees in the fields of entrepreneurship, finance, engineering, policy and enterprise delivery.

The blockchain venture studio has hired a large amount of talented individuals that come from a range of backgrounds in an attempt to expand their global business efforts.

Several of ConsenSys’ noteworthy new hires include: John Wolpert who joins from IBM where, serving for over four years as Director of Global Products, was among a handful of leaders that created IBM’s Blockchain business unit and helped create Hyperledger.org; Kavita Gupta, the Founding Managing Partner of ConsenSys Ventures, ConsenSys’ newly announced $50m venture arm, previously of The Schmidt Family Foundation; and Monica Singer, the new Blockchain Ambassador in Financial Markets, previously the CEO of Strate.

Below are more of the latest team members to join ConsenSys, both in the US and abroad:

ConsenSys has also greatly expanded its Australia team, with the following new additions:

ConsenSys’ large increase in hires, especially of those highly regarded in their industries, indicates not only the growth of the company, but of uses for blockchain technology and Ethereum, said a statement.

 

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