Swiss-based digital asset trading and investment firm Scrypt has announced the appointment of Marc Wäckerlin as chief technology officer (CTO).
Wäckerlin brings more than 30 years of finance, software development and engineering expertise to the role, Scrypt says.
Most recently, Wäckerlin was CTO and executive director at Swiss crypto bank Sygnum where he led the technology system redesign and managed the firm’s team of developers.
As a software engineer at SwissSign, he developed client tools for Suisse ID and has “extensive experience” with software development at Siemens Schweiz AG.
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Scrypt CEO and founder Norman Wooding says Wäckerlin’s passion for crypto and their role in the financial ecosystem, and his “impressive track record” supporting firms’ undergoing growth, “will be a great asset” to the firm.
Wäckerlin says he will be bringing his knowledge of digital asset technology to his new role, “where I see our visions for growth aligning perfectly”.
Scrypt provides institutional access to digital assets, allowing clients to manage, trade, store and generate yield on their crypto assets through its platform and enables investors to gain exposure to crypto assets through a regulated portfolio manager.