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Michael Sonnenshein
Managing Director
Grayscale Investments

Michael Sonnenshein is the Managing Director at Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital currency asset manager with more than $7 billion in assets under management across its family of 10 products – all of which provide access and exposure to the digital currency asset class in the form of a traditional security, without the challenges of buying, storing, and safekeeping digital currencies directly.

In his role, Michael oversees the daily operations and growth of the business, in addition to maintaining many of the firm’s key client relationships including with financial advisors, family offices, hedge funds, and other institutions as well as managing the development of Grayscale’s single-asset and diversified digital currency products. Prior to joining Grayscale, Michael was a financial advisor at JP Morgan Securities, covering HNW individuals and institutions, and an analyst at Barclays Wealth, providing coverage to middle‐market hedge funds and institutions.

Michael earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and his Master of Business Administration from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. Michael was honored in 2018 as one of Business Insider’s Rising Stars of Wall Street and serves as a member of the Grayscale Board of Directors, CME Group Bitcoin Futures Council, and NYU Blockchain Association.