Director of News
Frank Chaparro leads journalistic efforts for The Block, a cryptocurrency and blockchain research and news property, as its Director of News.
Chaparro started his career at Business Insider, where he specialized in the intersection of digital assets and Wall Street, market structure, and financial technology. He has received numerous accolades for his work and maintained the position as one of the most well-read fintech reporters through his time there, breaking stories on firms such as Fidelity, JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, and Nasdaq. He previously held positions at NPR and the Nasdaq Stock Market.
In 2018, he become a sought after reporter in the crypto world, having since interviewed luminaries such as Tyler Winklevoss, the cofounder of Gemini, R Martin Chavez, the former chief financial officer of Goldman Sachs, and Bob Greifeld, the former CEO of Nasdaq. He joined The Block to dive deeper into his specialty and is responsible for investigating the most powerful figures and firms in the cryptocurrency market along with a global team of financial journalists and researchers.