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Coinbase is how the world uses crypto. In 2012, Coinbase had the radical idea that anyone — anywhere — should be able to easily and securely access Bitcoin. We see cryptocurrency as the future of money and a catalyst for creating an open financial system around the world. Today, more than 35 million people in over 100 countries trust Coinbase to buy, sell, store, use and earn cryptocurrency.
About Coinbase Institutional:
Coinbase Institutional is an integrated solution that marries our custody, advanced trading platform, and prime services. Our unified investing experience has the tools sophisticated investors need to execute large and complex trades, complemented by a diverse pool of liquidity. Working on an agency basis helps us assure clients that our interests are aligned as we seek to find the best prices available in the market. Once trading is complete, Coinbase Custody is one of the safest places to store digital assets, which are segregated and held in trust for the benefit of our clients.
For more information, visit: https://primebroker.coinbase.com/
Head of Institutional Sales, Trading, Custody, and Prime Services
As an experienced business builder and innovator in Financial Services, Brett has accelerated revenue growth with institutional clients and mobilize FinTech companies. At Coinbase, Brett is making connections between finance 1.0 and the crypto economy. Coinbase is focused on the continued institutionalization of crypto. This includes continuing to expand the institutional client base, building out the coverage team, introducing new features and services that institutional investors expect, and continuing to educate the institutional community about crypto as an asset class and its role within a diversified portfolio.As the Global Head of Sales at Barclays, Brett hired and developed large teams while incubating and launching multiple lines of business. Brett pioneered the Digital role across sales & trading adopting new technologies and transforming existing platforms, including the creation of a digital bank prototype. Brett is currently on the Advisory Board of Eightfold.ai. helping them scale their AI based hiring and retention platform for Financial Services.
In earlier experience, Brett held leadership roles in sales, trading, and structuring at JP Morgan, innovating credit derivatives and structuring platforms.
President and CFO, MicroStrategy
Phong Le has served as President & Chief Financial Officer since July 2020, and has previously served in various senior executive positions, including Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, since joining MicroStrategy in August 2015. Prior to joining MicroStrategy, Mr. Le served as the chief financial officer of XO Communications, a privately‐held telecommunications company, from August 2014 to August 2015. From March 2010 to August 2014, Mr. Le held senior positions at NII Holdings, a Nasdaq‐listed telecommunications company, including vice president of financial planning and analysis, vice president of strategy and business operations, and vice president of strategic finance. Prior to that, Mr. Le worked in the consulting practice at Deloitte from 1998 to 2010, where he held various positions, including senior manager. Mr. Le holds a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University and an M.B.A. from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.