Goldman Sachs MD Roger Bartlett goes crypto, joins Coinbase to head Operations
FNG has learned that longtime Goldman Sachs executive and Managing Director Roger Bartlett has left the bank, joining crypto trading platform Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) as Vice President and Global Head of Financial Operations.
Roger Bartlett had been with Goldman Sachs for 16 years, joining in 2005 as a junior Vice President – EMEA Head of Clearing Operations in London. In 2016 he relocated to New York as Managing Director – Global Head of Operations for Equities, and in 2020 was promoted to Managing Director – Global Co-Head of Operations for Global Markets.
The following social media post was sent out this morning by Mr. Bartlett:
After 16 years at Goldman Sachs its time to embrace the cryptoeconomy, I am delighted to announce that next week I’ll be joining #Coinbase to run Global Financial Operations.
I want to take a moment to thank all the amazing folks I’ve worked with at Goldman Sachs it’s been a real privilege to work alongside you, I’ve learned & developed more than I ever thought was possible…… but now its time to take that experience and follow my passion to help enable the next generation cryptoeconomy. The inspiring purpose led mission to create economic freedom in the world, in a customer first, automation first approach is a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of building the next stage of the digital evolution …
I’m incredibly excited about partnering with Alesia Haas, Emilie Choi, Greg Tusar & Brett Tejpaul to form a world class team and help our clients embrace opportunities offered by digital assets and its eco system.