TechX, a fintech publicly listed in the Canadian exchange, has announced the appointment of Dr. John Henderson as COO and Chris Lafrance as a product manager.
The company is focused on bringing cryptocurrency into the mainstream. It acquires companies that are involved in the crypto business and helps them with technology and features to help promote them further and push them to more users.
Dr. Henderson has prior experience with equity sales and corporate finance and has worked with PI Financial, Jennings Capital, and Intrynsyc Capital. He had also worked as a part-time lecturer at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan. He also supports many companies in an advisory capacity and has a special love for innovation, the company said.
“Clearly, I couldn’t be more excited to join a team where I can utilize my past education and experience and share the same vision and passion to support and commercialize emerging technologies, such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, and IoT,” said Henderson. “These technologies are set to transform entire industries. Cryptocurrency, with its pivotal role in decentralized finance (DeFi), is just the beginning and TechX’s mandate to capture value in this space is simply inspiring.”
Chris Lafrance has over 20 years of experience in the fintech field as a developer and analyst as well. He has worked with Convoy Supply and other companies have been curious about blockchain and bitcoin ever since the white paper was released, the company said.
“I’m very excited to be joining such a dynamic and innovative company that is looking to disrupt the banking industry with the future launch of the uBUCK digital wallet,” said LaFrance. “I look forward to working with this outstanding group to develop a game-changing financial technology solution.”
With the crypto industry expected to boom in the coming years, the company seems to be well-prepared tackle the growth and scalability challenges. The company also recently announced the introduction of the CAD pegged stablecoin CADX and its listing in the crypto exchange Bittrex. This, it has managed via its portfolio company Catalyx. It also announced a tie-up with a digital marketing firm to push its sales and marketing over the next couple of months when it hopes to fully seize the opportunity that is available in the crypto domain for those who seek.