Cryptocurrency payments platform BitPay announced on Tuesday two new executive hires, Jagruti Solanki, CPA, MBA, CGMA as Chief Financial Officer, and Shaun Worley as Product Vice President.
BitPay reported that prior to joining its team, Solanki served as an Assurance Partner with Aprio, LLP, specializing in technology and blockchain companies including Fintech, Software, and SaaS. She oversaw accounting, auditing and financial reporting advisory for technology companies including blockchain companies with digital assets.
BitPay further revealed that as Vice President of Product, Shaun Worley is responsible for BitPay’s suite of blockchain-based financial service offerings including the company’s payment acceptance products and processing and the BitPay Wallet App. With 20 years’ experience, Worley has led product teams and gained expertise across product positioning, product strategy, new product development, and product management for mobile, e-commerce and payment solutions. Previous to BitPay, Worley served as VP Product and Operations at Swivel where he matured the company’s digital leasing platform for leasing agents and brokerage partner.
Speaking about the appointments, Stephen Pair, CEO and Co-Founder of BitPay, stated:
“The future of payments is on the blockchain and BitPay has the opportunity to continue to lead and disrupt the current global payments market. With the addition of Jagruti and Shaun, BitPay is able to continue its growth plans as the largest global blockchain payments provider to make it easier, faster and less-expensive for businesses to transact.”
Founded in 2011, BitPay claims to be a pioneer and leader in global blockchain payments and supports payments from Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, XRP and ETH, as well as four dollar-pegged stablecoins, USDC, GUSD, PAX, and BUSD.