Ripple Executive Joins Algorand Foundation• August 23, 2022 5:03 pm • Comments
A former Ripple executive, Devan Moorthy, just joined the Algorand Foundation and the news was revealed by the Algorand Foundation CEO.
Moorthy will join Algorand as the Head of Ecosystem Access and may likely contribute more value for the Algorand blockchain just as he had for the Ripple ecosystem in the past.
A lot of other crypto executives in the industry have also recently joined Algorand as well such John Alan Woods who has recently joined as Algorand’s CTO.
This may indicate that a lot of industry experts are seeing the potential of the Algorand blockchain and want to get involved directly in addition to just being investors.
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— CryptoLeague™ (@CryptoLeagueORG) August 16, 2022
As reported by U.Today, a former Cardano technical contributor, John Alan Woods, has also moved to join the Algorand foundation as its CTO. Cardano creator Charles Hoskinson praised the Algorand community, saying, “Algorand is an excellent project with exceptional people,” while responding to the news of Alan Woods’ move.
In late July, former Algorand CEO Steven Kokinos announced his resignation to pursue “other interests,” but he would remain as a senior adviser until mid-2023.
Algorand thus promoted Chief Operating Officer W. Sean Ford to the interim CEO afterward. Ford, who joined Algorand in 2018, had overseen go-to-market execution and operations.
Blockchain firms with the most potential are often able to scout out the best of crypto talent within the industry.
So far, speculators are seeing this trend for blockchain firms such as Algorand and Ripple where executives from the traditional finance world have also joined in.
Where the talent comes from is from firms like large investment banks and other financial institutions.
The impressive part is that such firms continue to grow even during the period of a crypto winter which has affected overleveraged businesses in crypto.
However, this is what will make the companies and digital assets that provide true utility stand out in the long term.
#ALGO gains a great executive from another Great co. #Ripple
Bringing expertise is Smart move https://t.co/LuJeqR1NgU
— Melissa Micallef (@MelissaMicalle6) August 17, 2022
Ripple has been acknowledged as one of many quickest rising personal corporations in America by Inc. 5000, a New York-based media outlet. S
haring the constructive information, Ripple tweeted, “We’re honored to be acknowledged for our continued exponential progress on the @Inc. 5000 checklist of the fastest-growing personal corporations in America.”
As reported, Ripple was additionally named as among the best Medium workplaces by Fortune Journal. The report gave the overall variety of Ripple workers world wide as 575. Regardless of going through authorized woes within the U.S. due to the SEC lawsuit, the fintech behemoth managed to maintain its world growth by asserting new roles.
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