Coinbase is now focusing on APAC
Coinbase is have announced that John O’Loghlen will be expanding his role. In addition to being Australia’s Country Director, he has been appointed Regional Managing Director of APAC. He will lead the company’s focused approach in the region in 2023, and bolster our long term commitment to APAC. Additionally, a couple of days ago, it was announced that John has also been appointed to the board of Blockchain Australia, the country’s peak industry network for businesses implementing or evaluating blockchain technology.
Another recent strategic upgrade to our APAC leadership team is Katie Mitchell, who joined Coinbase as APAC Head of Policy to continue leading on our commitment to driving regulatory clarity and thoughtful crypto-forward policy in partnership with governments. Prior to Coinbase, Katie built and led global policy and engagement for Crypto.com. She also spent over a decade at Visa across the Washington DC and Asia Pacific offices, in various strategy and government relations positions. Katie currently serves as an Advisory Board Member to the Emerging Payments Association Asia, she was one of the leading members of Singapore’s inaugural Payments Sub-Committee under the Singapore Fintech Association, and served as chair of the inaugural Web 3.0 Sub-Committee.
Hassan Ahmed, Singapore Country Director, will continue to lead Coinbase’s efforts in the country.
John, Katie, along with the various functional leads based out of the Lion City, and other country teams in APAC will continue making inroads in the region, bringing even more people to the forefront of Web3 innovation.