David Ripley

David Ripley is the Chief Executive Officer at Kraken, a global digital asset exchange. Before becoming Kraken’s CEO, Dave served as Chief Operating Officer at Kraken for over six years, playing an instrumental role in growing the company to be one of the largest crypto exchanges in the world. Under his guidance as COO, Kraken completed 16 acquisitions and secured a significant number of partnerships and regulatory licenses to scale the business. Before joining Kraken, Dave was the CEO and co-founder of Glidera, an award-winning non-custodial wallet and funding service provider, which was acquired by Kraken in 2016. Before coming to crypto, David spent more than decade in product development and consultancy, advising Fortune 500 executives on strategic priorities across multiple industries. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois.

    All Sessions by: David Ripley

    • 9:50 – 10:20 a.m.

      The Future of Exchanges

      2023-11-08 Moderator: MacKenzie Sigalos, CNBC Tech reporter   Speakers: Michael Novogratz, Chief Executive Officer, Galaxy Mary Catherine Lader, Chief Operating Officer, Uniswap David Ripley, Chief