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On The Block with Christine Sandler: Meet the former NYSE exec who made the leap to Coinbase

by Isabel Woodford

January 16, 2019, 11:50AM EDT  ·  4 min read

Quick Take

  • In conversation with Christine Sandler; head of institutional sales (US) at Coinbase
  • She discusses why she made the jump from Wall Street to crypto, what and who she’s excited by in the space, and why Coinbase

by Isabel Woodford

January 16, 2019, 11:50AM EDT  ·  4 min read

When a recruiter approached Christine Sandler in late-2017 about coming out of retirement for an opening at Coinbase, he warned her it was “a little out there.” To be sure, after an extended career in the traditional financial world, which included time at the NYSE and Barclays, switching camps to crypto isn’t a move for the faint-hearted.