Mr. Robert Valdes-Rodriguez

Mr. Robert Valdes-Rodriguez

Global Head of Sales, Abra

Robert is the Global Head of Sales at Abra, a cryptocurrency wealth management platform, which enables investors to trade, earn yield and borrow against their crypto holdings.

Robert’s passion for Bitcoin and other digital assets began in 2018, when he realized the potential disruption of the global financial system and the emergence of a new investable asset class.  Building on his growing interest in crypto investments, Robert founded Digital Asset Global Advisors (DAGA), helping family offices and institutional investors to gain exposure to this new asset class.

Robert brings 30 years of senior leadership experience in the financial markets, having led global teams at Credit Agricole, UBS, Scotiabank, ED&F Man and ABN AMRO. Prior to Abra, Robert was a Managing Director and Head of Foreign Exchange (FX) Institutional Sales at Credit Agricole.

Robert earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Spanish Studies from Fordham University.