Stefan Rust Appointed New Chief Executive Officer of Bitcoin.com
Stefan Rust has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of Bitcoin.com. As CEO he will work alongside Roger Ver as the company continues to develop new products and services that promote peer to peer electronic cash and increased economic freedom around the world.
Bitcoin.com has announced the appointment of Stefan Rust as the new chief executive officer of the company. He joined the team six months ago as the Global Head of Corporate & Business Development. To make room for the new CEO,
Roger Ver will continue his important work for the company under the new title of Executive Chairman of Bitcoin.com.
“I’m hugely excited to take on the role of CEO working alongside Roger. Together we can now turbocharge the awesome team and great brand that is Bitcoin.com,” commented Stefan. “We will play an integral part in making money work for everybody as society undergoes such an enormous and pivotal change. It’s going to be a wild ride, so don’t miss it!”
Bitcoin.com continues to innovate with new products and services for cryptocurrency users. For example, in June we unveiled peer-to-peer
bitcoin cash marketplace Local.Bitcoin.com and in September will launch the trading platform Exchange.Bitcoin.com with over 50 trading pairs. Having another experienced business leader at the helm will help the company stay on this path and accelerate its progress.
A multilingual and global leader, Stefan Rust has a flair for converting cutting edge technologies into commercial opportunities. He has held executive positions and launched successful companies while raising funds and creating business development partnerships as a foundation for successful ecosystems and associated business growth across mobile, IoT, big data and
Stefan is also an early bitcoin adopter. For example, in April 2012 he paid developers for their services in bitcoin and hosted Hong Kong’s first Bitcoin event.