There has been a small change in leadership for OpenSea, the top marketplace for NFTs. Brian Roberts, who has been the platform’s chief financial officer (CFO) for the past 10 months, has announced his resignation. This was confirmed in his LinkedIn post on October 7, 2022. Although he resigned advisor to the company.
Roberts did not give a reason for leaving. Ryan Foutty, Former Vice President of Business Development high seasresigned just a few days ago.
It is also a time when the crypto industry is facing its latest winter, with asset prices falling across the board. This was also felt within the NFT space. Interestingly, when Roberts first assumed the role, one of his plans was to Grow your finance teamsaid in an interview.
Nonetheless, Roberts says he will work closely with the OpenSea team as he transitions out of his role. There is now speculation that his CEO of OpenSea, Devin Finzer, could take the position, but nothing has been confirmed.
Prior to joining OpenSea, Roberts worked for companies such as Microsoft and Lyft.
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Tokoni Uti has written extensively on blockchain and cryptocurrencies over the years. Her work has been featured on sites such as BTCmanager and Blockchain Reporter. She has a degree in Corporate Communications.