TradeBlock is pleased to welcome our newest team member, Jeff Ward. His primary responsibility will be the optimization of human-computer interactions on the TradeBlock Professional platform. Jeff has been a long-time digital currency enthusiast, first entering the world of bitcoin mining in 2011 and more recently diving deeper as an advocate for the potential of distributed systems and smart contracts.
Before TradeBlock, Jeff helped build the interface for the NYSE-backed ACE Portal‘s private equity trading platform. Prior to that, Jeff was the Lead User Interface Engineer for 360i, a digital marketing agency consistently ranked among the world’s best. While there, he led development teams working on campaigns for global companies, including Toyota and Ben & Jerry’s. Jeff has also worked as a designer and developer with a variety of other innovative companies, including Marvel Entertainment.
Jeff holds a Bachelors degree in Graphic Design from Queens College, with concentrations in web programming and user interface design.