Tyson Hackwood to drive Crypto.com Pay growth

Tyson Hackwood to drive Crypto.com Pay growth

Cryptocurrency payment platform, Crypto.com, has appointed former PayPal exec, Tyson Hackwood, as SVP, Head of Global Merchant Acquisition. He will be tasked with expanding the reach and adoption of the venture's Crypto.com Pay solution.

"As we develop the Crypto.com Chain to fulfill the current industry need to pay and be paid in crypto, Tyson will play an important role in expanding the number and quality of merchants that are part of our network," says Kris Marszalek, Co-Founder and CEO of Crypto.com. "His relationships and experience in online digital payments will significantly advance our goal of enabling seamless, secure, and cost efficient transactions between merchants and cryptocurrency users worldwide."

Hackwood was mostly Director of Asia Pacific for Braintree, an e-commerce payment division of PayPal. "I am thrilled to join the team to help to grow Crypto.com Pay through strategic partnerships with merchants," he comments. "My experience in working with digital driven organisations and developing collaborative business channels, combined with Crypto.com's intuitive platform, will aid in the steady and sustainable adoption of this native blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies."

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