Blockchain’s AlphaPoint Names Kevin Held As First Chief Financial Officerbr>
AlphaPoint, a blockchain company focused on enabling institutions to launch and scale, digital asset networks and exchanges, has named Kevin Held as its first chief financial officer (CFO).
Held brings 30 years of finance experience in the securities and financial technology industries to AlphaPoint. Most recently, Held was the CFO of OEMS provider TradingScreen and was involved in the operations of the finance, human resources, and administrative groups. Held’s previous experience includes executive and senior roles at the global institutional trading network Liquidnet, Sandler O’Neill and Partners, and a number of boutique securities firms serving the private equity, institutional and investment banking arenas.
“I am excited about joining this dynamic, fast-paced, and incredibly talented team,” said Held. “Working at AlphaPoint gives me the opportunity to combine my past experiences across capital markets and financial technology and I look forward to helping the rest of the team in growing the company to its fullest potential.”
“Kevin is a financial executive who has successfully grown companies from startup to the IPO stage,” said Salil Donde, AlphaPoint CEO. “His broad capital markets and M&A experience will be very beneficial as we move forward. His entrepreneurial approach is a perfect match for AlphaPoint as we continue to accelerate our growth and expand our functionality, customer and geographic footprint. We are thrilled to have him lead our financial operations and support our continued growth through this role.”