About
Digital Asset

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Digital Asset is on a mission to create the global economic network of seamlessly interconnected businesses.

By building a state-of-the-art platform and developer tools and leveraging the best modern infrastructure providers, we can change how businesses interact. Ambitious teams — from startups to the enterprise — are joining the network to build fundamentally new applications that span industries.

The changing nature of business

Businesses are more interconnected than ever before, and current technologies enable data replication but not shared processing. Inaccessible assets, undifferentiated replication, and incompatible APIs lead to duplicated efforts and siloed infrastructure. There is a better way.

Digital Asset’s global economic network enables teams to get to market faster, focus on their core value, and unleash web-paced innovation for all industries.

TEAM
Executive Leadership
Yuval Rooz
Co-Founder and CEO
Yuval Rooz
Co-Founder and CEO
Yuval is one of the Founders of Digital Asset. Previously, he served as both the CFO and COO. In this capacity, Yuval hired the majority of the company’s executive leadership, established its global presence, and oversaw its acquisition of four technology startups. Prior to DA, Yuval held positions at Citadel and at DRW Trading, where he managed an algorithmic trading desk and helped launch DRW Venture Capital.
Eric Saraniecki
Co-Founder and Head of Strategic Initiatives
Eric Saraniecki
Co-Founder and Head of Strategic Initiatives
Eric is one of the Founders of Digital Asset. Prior to DA, Eric built a trading desk at DRW trading that specialized in illiquid commodity markets and co-founded Cumberland Mining, one of the largest crypto-asset liquidity providers in the world.
Shaul Kfir
Co-Founder and Chief Architect
Shaul Kfir
Co-Founder and Chief Architect
Shaul is one of the Founders of Digital Asset. He is a software engineer with a background in research cryptography, implementing Zero Knowledge Proof protocols for Secure Computational Integrity and Privacy (SCIP). Previously, he served as CTO for two startups in Tel Aviv. Shaul is a former Lieutenant Commander in the Israeli Navy. He was also a team member of the SCIPR cryptography lab and a visiting scientist at MIT CSAIL.
Emnet Rios
CFO and COO
Emnet Rios
CFO and COO
Emnet has over 20 years of experience leading Finance and Operations organizations for both enterprise and early stage companies. Prior to Digital Asset, she spent over 10 years with the Royal Bank of Scotland where she was heavily involved in the bank's restructuring efforts following the global financial crisis. Earlier on in her career, Emnet spent five years at IBM in various leadership roles at the firm’s corporate headquarters in New York.
Kelly Mathieson
Chief Client Experience Officer
Kelly Mathieson
Chief Client Experience Officer
Kelly spent 26 years at JPMorgan Chase and three years at Goldman Sachs. Kelly’s roles at JPM have included Head of JPMorgan's Global Collateral Management and Securities Clearing businesses, Head of Global Custody Product, Head of Online Brokerage Product Asset Management, and others. She was also instrumental in aiding the Federal Reserve Bank of New York with the tri-party repo reforms post-2008. Kelly also serves on the Susan G Komen - Greater NYC Board.
Robin Liebowitz
Chief Marketing Officer
Robin Liebowitz
Chief Marketing Officer
Robin has over 25 years of experience building and transforming brands, and spearheading marketing and communications functions to drive growth and stakeholder engagement for both large and emerging technology, financial services, and professional services companies. Most recently she served as Global Head of Financial Services Marketing at Amazon Web Services (AWS) with responsibility for the holistic marketing strategy to position AWS as the leading Financial Services industry cloud provider. Prior to her role at AWS, Robin served in senior marketing roles with EY, Deloitte, Oliver Wyman/Marsh & McLennan, and Zurich Financial Services. Robin started her career in the agency world with APCO Worldwide and Grey Advertising.
Manoj Ramia
General Counsel
Manoj Ramia
General Counsel
Manoj has over a decade of experience as a strategic legal advisor to technology companies and investors. He began his legal career at Kirkland & Ellis and was most recently at Goodwin Procter before joining Digital Asset. Manoj has extensive experience in structuring and negotiating complex technology transactions, venture and private equity investments and M&A deals.
Craig Blitz
Chief Product Officer
Craig Blitz
Chief Product Officer
Craig has over thirty years in enterprise software, bringing to market innovative, market-leading products and managing global teams. Prior to joining Digital Asset, Craig managed data grid products at Oracle and streaming data products at Lightbend.
Derek Henninger
Chief Technology Officer
Derek Henninger
Chief Technology Officer
Derek has extensive experience in enterprise software in a multitude of roles and responsibilities, heading Engineering, Support, Professional Services, Customer Experience, Sales Engineering, and Sales. Derek co-founded Persistence Software. Most recently Derek was VP of Engineering at Lightbend.
Edward Newman
Chief Information Security Officer
Edward Newman
Chief Information Security Officer
Edward spent more than 20 years as a senior engineering manager at leading global financial services firms, including Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs. Edward has broad experience across security engineering, risk management, critical infrastructure and system management and monitoring. Edward successfully achieved the SOC2 Type II examination for Digital Asset.

Backed by global innovation leaders

Digital Asset is backed by 18 strategic investors, including leading financial and technology companies that are uniquely positioned to help drive the adoption of Digital Asset’s developer tools and DLT solutions on a global scale.