Former Facebook marketing executive Kate Rouch has joined crypto powerhouse Coinbase.
According to Coinbase president and chief operating officer Emilie Choi, exponential expansion within the blockchain sphere spurred the decision to hire the company’s first-ever chief marketing officer.
Rouch joined Facebook in 2010 working for their public policy publicity team, according to her LinkedIn profile. She held several positions for the social media giant. She was vice president for the Facebook and Messenger app marketing team, the Facebook company brand, and the brand and product marketing team.
Her teams garnered numerous global advertising awards while Facebook’s monthly user count leaped from 500 million to nearly three billion during her tenure.