Yuval Rooz

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Yuval Rooz
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Occupation Chief Executive Officer
Employer Digital Asset
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Yuval Rooz is the CEO of the blockchain technology specialist Digital Asset. He was promoted to that position in March of 2019, replacing Blythe Masters, who stepped down at the end of 2018. Rooz was previously chief operating officer of the company. He has also been its finance chief.

Rooz helped set up the company in 2014. He was responsible for hiring the majority of Digital Asset’s executive leadership and oversaw the acquisition of four technology start-ups. He also helped establish its strategic partnership with the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), which is using Digital Asset’s technology to revamp its post-trade systems.[1]

Background

Before joining Digital Asset, Rooz managed the algorithmic trading desk at DRW Trading.[2]

Education

He earned a BS.c in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

References

  1. Digital Asset promotes co-founder to CEO as it enters new era post-Blythe Masters. The Trade News.
  2. Digital Asset Names New CEO to Succeed Blythe Masters. Coindesk.