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Crypto Agitator Jesse Powell Steps Down as CEO of Kraken

Jesse Powell, the outspoken and often controversial co-founder of the Kraken cryptocurrency exchange, said he’s stepping down as chief executive officer to spend more time on the company’s products and broader industry advocacy. Powell, 42, who is being succeeded by Chief Operating Officer Dave Ripley, 45…

Top hedge fund technologist who quit for Meta has returned

Meta has been hiring. In 2021, the technology company let it be known that it wanted to hire 10,000 engineers across the European Union alone to work on augmented and virtual reality. One hedge fund technologist who heeded that call has now reappeared at his former employer. Bijan Treister spent over six years at hedge fund Millennium, where he was the New York-based head of infrastructure for WorldQuant until August 2021…

Citadel’s Griffin Brings Billions to Miami With Political Winds at His Back

In a few years and change, if everything goes to plan, Miami will look far different than it does today. There will still be nightclubs, Little Havana, perhaps even the crypto diehards. But alongside them: programmers and portfolio managers filling the streets of Brickell and driving breathtaking profits inside the state-of-the-art, built-from-scratch global headquarters of Citadel and Citadel Securities…

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