Former Western Union and NSA executives joined the leadership team of CRED which is a leading global blockchain-based financial services platform that serves customers in 190 countries across the world. In the latest blockchain news today, we can see the announcement that the executives joined the platform.
Daniel Goldstein joined Cred as the Chief Technology Officer and Bethany De Lude as well which will direct the security operations as Chief Information Security Officer. Each of them has more than 25 years of a track record of financial innovation and security, payments, risk management, compliance, and blockchain technology. De Lude served as the first CISO for the Federal Judiciary and was a part of the leadership team at the US National Security Agency, Riggs Bank, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, and the Corporate Executive Board. She said:
“I look forward to joining a team of true professionals and innovators whose mission is to offer equitable, inclusive financial services using blockchain technology. I am eager to bring my knowledge of information security to help Cred build a world-class security organization as it continues its growth trajectory.”
Daniel Goldstein is a former Western Union executive as well as Symantec and Emergent Technology. The teams build the next-generation digital fraud detection, global payments and Big Data systems and he also commented:
“I’m thrilled to support Cred’s mission of providing more equitable and inclusive financial and services utilizing the best of blockchain and traditional fintech. This team has a strong track record of innovation and understands how to apply new technology to solve current industry problems and create significant value.”
Welcome Bethany and Danny! So pleased to see such strong executives join @ihaveCred to build the future of financial services – secure, transparent, inclusive services through blockchain technology! https://t.co/J1ghTnnQW9
— Dan Schatt (@dschatt) June 22, 2020
Danny Goldstein and Bethany De Lude’s appointments follow the huge growth and profitability that Cred experienced. Cred is a licensed lender headquartered in San Francisco which supports multiple partners with its industry-leading crypto-backed lending platform. The CEO of CRED Dan Schatt said:
“Cred is fortunate to attract some of the best talent in the world and Bethany and Daniel are no exception. Daniel’s deep technical expertise and Bethany’s exceptional information security leadership will prepare Cred to scale its business to support lending and blockchain transactions that will grow into the billions of dollars.”
Cred was founded by PayPal veterans to power the financial service offerings for blockchain organizations such as Litecoin Foundation, Uphold, and Bitcoin.com.
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