@ Head of Banking and Payments Americas, Kraken.com
For the past four years, Reed Holmes has been the Head of Banking and Payments (Americas) at Kraken, a leading global digital asset exchange. Reed first got the crypto bug in late 2012 while working in the online gambling business, where he cut his teeth in high risk payments. In early 2013, Reed went all-in on crypto and worked for one for one of the first Bitcoin exchanges in Canada before joining a startup payments company that targeted crypto merchants. Reed lives in Nova Scotia where he surfs year round in the North Atlantic.