Anthony Watson, the former CIO at Nike Inc. who joined Bitreserve – a bitcoin based currency reserve and transaction platform as the Chief Operating Officer is now replacing Halsey Minor to be the new CEO. In an investor note released on Monday, Bitreserve has declared that Anthony Watson will be taking over the role of CEO immediately and report directly to the company’s board of directors.
Halsey Minor, the founder of Bitreserve will now assume the position of board chairman and chief visionary. Before starting Bitreserve, Halsey Minor founded CNET, Salesforce and Minor Ventures. CNET went on to become a NASDAQ 100 company, to be acquired later by CBS Corporation while Salesforce had a hugely successful IPO after it became one of the leading companies in cloud computing.
Bitreserve is one of the most successful digital currency based company. It allows users to buy, sell, and transfer bitcoin on the platform while shielding themselves from the volatility associated with it. Users can convert bitcoin and store it as cloud money in the fiat currency of choice or as commodities (precious metals). The platform currently supports