Co-founder & CEO at Coinbase
Before founding Coinbase, Mr. Armstrong worked as a Software Engineer at Airbnb from 2011-2012 as part of the hospitality marketplace, focusing on fraud prevention. At the time, Airbnb was moving money between 190 countries, and Mr. Armstrong had a front row seat into global payment systems.
Previously, he worked as a Developer for IBM and Consultant at Deloitte.
Mr. Armstrong holds three degrees from Rice University: Bachelor’s of Computer Science, Bachelor’s of Economics, and a Master’s of Computer Science.