As the usage and inclusion of cryptocurrencies accelerates within corporate and investment portfolios, gaining an understanding of its supporting ecosystem and how entering into the market will affect day-to-day responsibilities is now top of mind. Larger tokens like Bitcoin and Ethereum saw large gains in 2020 with returns of 305% and 479% respectively, while many businesses either added it to their portfolios or began accepting it as payment. Join Square and BDO in discussing the current environment and real-life examples of the effect of adding it to your portfolio.
Allison Rossi is the Global Treasury Lead for Square, where she oversees all aspects of Treasury; including Investments, Capital Markets, and Global Liquidity. She has been with Square for almost 7 years, having held previous Treasury positions at Salesforce and URS Corporation.
Kyle Clark is a Partner with BDO USA's San Francisco Asset Management Practice. Since starting his career in public accounting, Kyle has focused entirely on alternative investment fund community; predominately with hedge funds, venture capital funds, private equity funds, and most recently digital asset funds. Hs is one of the main Audit Partners that focus on cryptocurrency funds and services clients that range in size from a single fund of several mission dollars to multi-billion dollar global fund families. Kyle graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a BA in Business Economics with an emphasis in Accounting.