Matt joined Coinbase from Numerai, a quantitative market neutral hedge fund, where he was President and Chief Operating Officer responsible for portfolio management, trading, operations and marketing. Previously, Matt managed Treasury and Capital Markets at Sensato Investors, an Asia Pacific focused quantitative hedge fund, where he oversaw and contributed to the systematic optimization of the firm’s financing and execution model as well as its foreign exchange investment model. Matt spent the majority of his career at BlackRock, formerly BGI, where he was responsible for Equity, Fixed Income and Prime Finance Trading. He managed teams in London, New York and Hong Kong and was responsible for exposures across a myriad of long / short and long-only portfolios. During this time, Matt served on the Bank of England’s market intelligence committee for Securities Lending and Repo. Matt studied International Affairs and Political Economics at Lewis & Clark College.