Chief Operating Officer, Bakkt
Adam White is Chief Operating Officer of Bakkt, a regulated, global ecosystem for digital assets. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic direction, P&L, and day-to-day operations for the Company.
White joined Bakkt in November 2018 as a founding executive. He previously served as Vice President & General Manager of Coinbase. He joined Coinbase in 2013 as the fifth employee, originally leading business development and strategy and later their exchange and institutional products. Prior to Coinbase, White tested experimental aircraft as a Captain in the United States Air Force and is a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan. He has testified before Congress as an expert in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry.
White received his Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and his Bachelor of Science in Optical Engineering from the University of California, Davis.