In recent news, Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini has reported the appointment of cybersecurity expert David Damato as the organization’s new Chief Security Officer (CSO).
Moreover, Damato will be heading Gemini’s security program as it pursues to deliver the most secure trade and custody solution in the digital currency industry. He brings in more years of security and leadership experience and will report straightaway to Gemini’s Chief Executive Officer, Tyler Winklevoss.
Regardless, Gemini will derive benefit from Damato’s broad experience of security leadership of over 20 years. Damato joins Gemini from Tanium, private California-based endpoint security, and systems management organization, where he led and built a cybersecurity team that made exceptional security solutions for protecting government offices, banks, Fortune 500 organizations around the globe.
Before joining Gemini, Damato worked as Chief Security Officer at Tanium, the world’s most significant privately held cybersecurity organization. He was additionally an early member of the leadership group at Mandiant, a leading cybersecurity firm that was later accrued by FireEye. Besides, he has also held jobs at Raytheon and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
A Glimpse of a recent tweet by Tyler Winklevoss about the appointment of Damato can be read from the below link:
— Tyler Winklevoss (@tylerwinklevoss) August 19, 2019
Gemini’s CEO and co-founder Tyler Winklevoss, when talking about hiring, said Damato’s experience matches Gemini’s brand image in the market –
Security is the bedrock of our culture, and Dave adds to that legacy, His depth of security knowledge and his experience defending global networks will be invaluable as we continue to build the market’s most secure cryptocurrency offering.
Damato joins Gemini during a period showing enormous development. Last year, the association had fully developed to more than 200 employees and had worked on appointing senior leadership team which includes Jeanine Hightower-Sellitto as Managing Director operations, Robert Cornish as Chief Technology Officer and Sydney Schaub as General Counsel.
Gemini is the 77th biggest cryptocurrency exchange as indicated by trade volume, with a 24-hour exchange volume of 16.5 million dollars. Moreover, with roughly around 200 workers in three areas in Oregon, New York, and Chicago, hiring Damato is another ongoing exchange hiring. Last June, Gemini contracted five former engineers of Coinbase designers to develop custody and high-speed commerce.
Gemini opened up workplaces in Chicago last June that will perform as engineering hub to help exchanging and custody operations. By opening the workplaces, Gemini supposedly hired former engineering specialists from major United States-based crypto trade and wallet service. Gemini has its headquarters in New York and has workplaces in Portland, Oregon.