Amazon cloud executive Tim Wagner joins crypto platform Coinbase

Coinbase announced the hiring of Tim Wagner as vice president of engineering on Monday, snagging him from Amazon's cloud service. Wagner was a general manager of several Amazon Web Services business units before jumping to Coinbase, the platform's chief executive Brian Armstrong wrote in a blog post. Today we're excited to announce that Tim Wagner is joining Coinbase as Vice President of Engineering. Engineering is central to our mission of creating an open financial system for the world. We have built an amazing engineering team at a Coinbase, one which Tim will now lead and expand. He joins Coinbase from Amazon Web Services, where he most recently served as GM for of AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway, and AWS Serverless App Repository. Tim is passionate about the Coinbase mission, he's aligned with our values, and he has deep experience with leading great technical organizations. Read more