- Charles d’Haussy led ConsenSys’ APAC growth efforts and global business development.
- He has experience as an entrepreneur, a fintech startup executive, and the head of fintech with the Hong Kong government.
- In his new role, d’Haussy will develop the dYdX protocol, community, and dYdX DAO.
The dYdX Foundation, an independent non-profit foundation of decentralised exchange dYdX, headquartered in Switzerland, announced on Monday the appointment of Charles d’Haussy as its new CEO.
Charles d’Haussy joins dYdX Foundation from ConsenSys, where he set up the Hong Kong office and led the decentralized software protocols company’s APAC growth efforts and global business development.
He first joined ConsenSys as director of strategic initiatives, followed by a role as managing director of APAC and then global head of business development up until September, when he left for dYdX.
Prior to ConsenSys, d’Haussy co-wrote a book about Hong Kong’s blockchain entrepreneurs. He also has experience as a Fintech startup executive, and the Head of Fintech with the Hong Kong government, where he served 450 international FinTech companies and steered the growth of the HK FinTech Week, reaching over 10,000 global attendees.
In his new role as ConsenSys’ CEO, d’Haussy will harness community-driven growth to develop the dYdX protocol, community, and DAO. He will also leverage his wealth of international business experience to seek strategic partnerships with industry-leading partners, development teams, and stakeholders of the protocol.
“I couldn’t be more excited to join the dYdX foundation. The technology, teams, and community are remarkable and share the same mission that has motivated me for decades: democratizing access to financial opportunities,” he said.
The dYdX Foundation was created to accelerate the dYdX protocol as well as support and grow every aspect, technical or otherwise, of its current and future implementations.
“I am very excited to welcome Charles into his role as CEO of dYdX Foundation. His wealth of cross-industry experiences engaging with different stakeholders will be an extremely valuable addition to the Foundation and lead us to the next stage of growth,“ Arthur Cheong, President of dYdX Foundation Council.
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