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A top crypto executive has left TD Ameritrade for a new role at the world’s largest central bank.
Sunayna Tuteja joined the Federal Reserve System on Monday as a senior vice president and its first chief innovation officer, according to a statement from the Richmond Fed, in a reflection of the growing importance of digital assets and technology in the broader financial system.
Tuteja had been at TD Ameritrade since 2008, most recently serving as its head of digital assets. Her time at the brokerage included leading TD Ameritrade’s digital strategy, experience, and innovation team and heading up strategic partnerships and emerging technologies.
During the period Tuteja was at TD Ameritrade, the brokerage invested in cryptocurrency exchange ErisX in 2018 and began offering crypto futures trading for qualified investors on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
“I am super grateful and lucky that I’ve spent the majority of my career leading change and innovation at the nexus of technology, finance, and policy. I’ve had a lot of different assignments and in different geographies, including Canada, Asia, and Europe. But the underlying mission of all of the assignments I’ve had is really this notion of ‘How do you tap into frontier …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Finance