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Bobby Zagotta, US CEO of Bitstamp, on US Crypto Regulation, The Banking Crisis, and Web3 Innovation


Bobby Zagotta, US CEO & Chief Commercial Officer at Bitstamp. He came to Bitstamp from Kraken, where he served as Chief Commercial Officer responsible for strategy, business development, marketing, M&A, research and analytics, and global growth initiatives. Before that, he was a Senior Managing Director, Strategy & Execution and a member of the Executive Team for CME Group Inc., a global, publicly traded financial exchange.

As CEO for the Americas and Global Chief Commercial Officer at Bitstamp, Bobby is responsible for strategy and growing our presence and business globally, as well as overseeing day-to-day operations in the Americas.

In this conversation, we discuss:

- Navigating regulation
- Bitstamp growth
- Current crypto market
- Web3 innovation
- Banking crisis
- Training for triathlons
- Regulation/American Adoption
- US debt ceiling
- XRP ruling
- Stories from growing CME and the parallels to present-day crypto
- Journey from trad-fi to crypto