Barclays Embraces Bitcoin, Really Shows Former CIO

Sufficiently humbled. / JON SHAZAR / Sep 3, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Last year, hot-shot international man of mystery Anthony Watson left Barclays, where he’d been CIO, to pursue other opportunities, in this case a six-month opportunity to get bored at Nike before taking the helm of a bitcoin startup. What he left unsaid was that he was hightailing it out because Barclays is a big old fusty bank, and he’d like to do some innovating, thank you.