State Street to Bitcoin Bull: Blockchain Boss Leaves to Launch Crypto Startup

Aug 3, 2017

As global banks and accounting firms show increasing willingness to talk about the potential benefits of investing in cryptocurrencies, ex-State Street executive Hu Liang sees a looming problem: he believes that these large institutions will soon be looking to make massive investments in the asset class.

So, earlier this week, Liang left his position as senior managing director of State Street Bank & Trust’s Emerging Technologies Center to meet that demand.