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 Product
Eric Saraniecki
Co-Founder and Head of Product
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 CTO
Shaul Kfir
Co-Founder and CTO
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.
Dan O'Prey
Chief Strategy Officer
Dan O'Prey
Chief Strategy Officer
Prior to joining Digital Asset, Dan was the CEO and co-founder of Hyperledger, the first permissioned ledger and first DLT without a cryptocurrency, acquired by Digital Asset in 2015. Previously, he was the CEO and co-founder of VisualOps by MadeiraCloud, a venture-backed visual cloud management and automation tool for AWS. Dan was the first elected Chair of the Marketing Committee at the Linux Foundation’s open source blockchain initiative, Hyperledger.
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.
Michael Goldstein
General Counsel
Michael Goldstein
General Counsel
Michael spent more than 20 years as General Counsel or senior executive at leading global commodities trading and merchant investment firms, including Sempra Commodities, J.P.Morgan and Castleton Commodities International. Michael has broad experience in M&A, trading, bankruptcy, regulatory and compliance, litigation and corporate governance. Michael was also a corporate associate at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

Backed by global innovation leaders

Digital Asset is backed by 17 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.