Leigh Travers, former CEO of DigitalX, the world's first publicly listed blockchain technology company, now leads the Australian division of crypto exchange Binance.
Travers has worked at DigitalX for seven years. He has also been on the board of Blockchain Australia for five years.
Travers has said that among the priorities of his work are building the trading platform's relationships with Australian financial regulators and developing the Binance brand. Travers has highlighted:
"We have a responsibility to be involved in helping to shape the growth of our industry and this means prioritizing engagement and conversations with policymakers and regulators."
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Binance Australia was launched in July last year. The previous head of the crypto exchange, Jeff Yu, left the company in April.