Today we’re talking to Manish Gupta, EVP of Engineering at Coinbase. And we discuss Coinbase’s mission to increase economic freedom in the world. Building the infrastructure to support future innovation in crypto, and exciting future use cases for blockchain. 

All of this, right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast!

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About Manish Gupta:

Manish recently joined Coinbase and leads the engineering team there. Before this, he worked at Lyft as Vice President Of Engineering with the rideshare engineering teams including Rider, Driver, Marketplace and previously worked with platform engineering teams like Payments, Identity, Support. Prior to this he worked at Google for 16 years, most recently with the team responsible for Google Ads’ buy-side platform. At Google, he also helped build AdSense for TV, Video and Display Ads, and the billing and payments system for advertisers and publishers. He joined Google in 2002 from [email protected] where he developed online payment gateways. A native of Mumbai, India, Manish has a Masters in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

About Coinbase:

Founded in June of 2012, Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. Our vision is to bring more innovation, efficiency, and equality of opportunity to the world by building an open financial system. Our first step on that journey is making digital currency accessible and approachable for everyone. Two principles guide our efforts. First, be the most trusted company in our domain. Second, create user-focused products that are easier and more intuitive to use.

Joel Beasley

Joel began writing code at age 13 selling his first technology by age 18 for one million dollars. In his first three transactions, he developed key relationships and began working with Investors and Chief Technology Officers collaborating and building products in Real Estate, Law, Finance, and Fitness.

Today, Joel is a Chief Technologist volgging the process of building a company Joel is an author of the book Modern CTO a #1 New Release on Amazon and a #1 Technology Podcast with 70k active listeners. Joel has a clear vision and passion for modern technology, placing him as one of the most exciting Chief Technology Officers to watch out for.

Joel is the President of a charity that designs STEM related children’s books Back to the Moon and Princess Physicist. These books are then donated to orphanages, homeless pregnant woman and in-need children. Beasley Foundation was formed in February 2017 after Joel, Mitch and Valerie lost their Mother to Leukemia after being diagnosed 6 weeks earlier. Joel and his siblings wanted to do something unique with her life insurance money and the Beasley Foundation was formed.

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