Coinbase Names Jonathan Kellner As Managing Director Of Institutional Coverage Group

Job Appointments | October 6, 2018 By:

Coinbase’s Institutional Coverage Group has named Jonathan Kellner as managing director.

Kellner has more than two decades of experience in financial services.  He most recently worked as the CEO of Instinet, one of the early companies in electronic trading and execution services. Before joining Instinet in 2008, he led the US Sales Trading Group of the company. He also held positions at Morgan Stanley and Charles Schwab & Co.

In his new role, Kellner will be leading institutional sales for Coinbase and driving institutional crypto trading products.

“As Coinbase continues to grow and act as the bridge between traditional finance and crypto world, we’re committed to bringing on leaders who can help us chart a course through these previously uncharted waters,” said a Coinbase blog post on the appointment. “Jonathan will take charge of our institutional sales and support organizations, and will play an integral role in bringing our suite of institutional crypto trading products to professional investors.”