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Digital AssetDigital Asset
Founded in 2014, Digital Asset Holdings LLC is a software company that develops and builds distributed ledger technology solutions for the financial services industry. Its software maps business logic and legal processes to cryptographic signature flows, as well as commits transactions to private or public distributed ledgers or traditional databases depending on the requirements of the use case.
The company offers its software and apps for various market segments, such as loans, securities, derivatives, and foreign exchange. It serves various customers, including banks, dealers, exchanges, central securities depositories, custodians, central clearing counterparties, and other critical infrastructure providers worldwide.
Digital Asset has a distinguished board, with Blythe Masters as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and is based in New York with additional offices in London, United Kingdom; Zurich, Switzerland; Budapest, Hungary; and Sydney, Australia.
The company has strategic partnerships with Accenture, Broadridge, and PwC.
February 2017 – Digital Asset partners with the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) to replace the system known as ‘Chess’ that underpins post trades process of Australia’s cash equities market.
July 2018 – Google announces partnership with Digital Asset for the launch of its blockchain cloud services.
SUNIL GORDHAN HIRANI – Co-Founder & Director
Hirani is an experienced entrepreneur with a prestigious professional background. He served at Lockheed as a Software Engineer designing, developing and implementing software and hardware systems for NASA in Houston, Texas for the space program. Hirani worked at Deutsche Bank and Bankers Trust from 1994 to 1996 and was instrumental in its credit derivatives business in North America. He founded and Chaired Creditex Group, Inc. until 2010. As well as Digital Asset, he serves as Director of trueEX Group LLC, and sits on numerous Boards including FuturePerfect Ventures and LoanX, prior to its sale. Hirani is a Member of the National Council at Washington University, the New York Metro YPO Group and the Economic Club of New York. He serves as Member of Investment Committee at NYC Seed. Crain’s New York Business listed him in the“40 Under 40“ list in 2006. In 2007, he received the EY Entrepreneur of The Year Award for financial services. Hirani obtained a B.S. in Computer Science in 1988 from Washington University , and holds an M.B.A. from Northwestern University, with an M.M. in Finance.
DONALD R. WILSON JR. – Co-Founder & Director
Wilson Jr., also known as Don, has a stellar background in investments. He started his career at LETCO, participating in a special training program, and was involved in numerous research projects and traded interest rate and currency options
VIDEO BELOW: Blythe Masters presents at the 2015 Exponential Finance conference on how major financial institutions and their regulators should explore the potential for technologies like the blockchain. She explores how distributed ledger technologies can help make financial transactions more transparent, efficient and secure, with thoughtful protection and collaboration by the industry.
Presentation made June 2, 2015 at the Exponential Finance conference in NYC.