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Former Google and PayPal executive Mike Blandina joins Bakkt team

Former executive for Google Mike Blandina has joined the Bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt team.

According to an announcement made by Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler, Blandina will be joining the growing team as the company’s new chief product officer. Blandina, who has two and a half decades of experience in digital payments and operational strategies, has worked for payment giant PayPal as well as internet global leader Google.

According to Loeffler’s announcement, Blandina will be leading “[their] efforts to converge a trusted ecosystem for digital assets with payments use cases” which are “two elements of Bakkt that help bring real world applications to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies”.

Within the last year, Bakkt has pulled in some heavyweight technological figures. Adam White left an executive role at Coinbase to…

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2019-04-12 08:05:26

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