Alexander Leishman

Alex Leishman is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at River Financial. Based in San Francisco, River Financial is a client-first financial institution dedicated to providing financial products and services that enable their clients to harness the transformative possibilities of Bitcoin. Prior to co-founding River Financial, Alexander most recently served on the investment and engineering teams at Polychain Capital and Polychain Labs focusing on Bitcoin-related venture investments. Mr. Leishman has previously served as an engineer at Airbnb's security team, a management consultant for Deloitte, and first got deeply involved in the Bitcoin industry as an early engineer at Maicoin, Taiwan's largest digital asset exchange. Mr. Leishman holds a degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland and a Master's in Computer Science from Stanford University where he helped teach the first Bitcoin class under Professor Dan Boneh.

Alex Leishman es el cofundador y director ejecutivo de River Financial. Con sede en San Francisco, River Financial es una institución financiera enfocada al cliente que se dedica a proporcionar productos y servicios financieros que permiten a estos aprovechar las posibilidades transformadoras de Bitcoin. Antes de cofundar River Financial, Alexander se estuvo en los equipos de inversión e ingeniería en Polychain Capital y Polychain Labs, centrándose en inversiones de riesgo relacionadas con Bitcoin. Leishman se ha desempeñado anteriormente como ingeniero en el equipo de seguridad de Airbnb, consultor de gestión en Deloitte y se involucró profundamente en la industria de Bitcoin como ingeniero pionero en Maicoin, la mayor casa de intercambio de activos digitales en Taiwán. El Sr. Leishman tiene una licenciatura en Ingeniería Aeroespacial de la Universidad de Maryland y una Maestría en Ciencias de la Computación de la Universidad de Stanford, donde ayudó a enseñar la primera clase sobre Bitcoin con el profesor Dan Boneh.

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