Exchange Sets William Heyn As New CEO, Replacing Jim Preissler

Job Appointments | December 4, 2018 By:, a blockchain exchange, announced its chief executive officer transition plan. William Heyn has been appointed as the new CEO.

Heyn, who is the current chief compliance officer and head of capital markets, is replacing the current CEO of, Jim Preissler, who will remain on the company’s board of directors.


Roy Gutshall, current board member & COO said Heyn is “an exceptional leader and is well respected within and by our numerous vendors that have dealt with him in the blockchain industry. He’s passionate about the mission of to become a top crypto exchange, and as head of compliance, he’s proven to be an asset when dealing within the ever changing crypto regulatory landscape.”

Heyn has been a part of since it opened its doors last year. He has played a key role in overseeing the corporate setup of the company’s global offices. He has also advised the company on all of its compliance matters.

Prior to working with the company, Heyn was employed at Wall Street investment banks Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, and JP Morgan.