Hunter’s background is in traditional financial markets and cryptocurrency. As Head of U.S., Hunter spearheaded the opening of Bitstamp’s New York City office and is focused on serving institutional clients while also helping to grow the company’s US retail business. Prior to Bitstamp, Hunter was the Head of Trading at Coinbase, where he led the buildout of the over- the-counter trading business, including business development and sales, driving overall platform growth of institutional investors. He also brings extensive leadership from traditional financial institutions, having spent a number of years in equity trading at Barclays, RBC Capital Markets, and Credit Suisse.