Nikhil SrinivasanSan Francisco, California, United States
Bio
🏝 islands.xyz/@nvs πŸ†• islands.xyz/careers β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Nikhil Srinivasan is a product & operations leader. He is currently the cofounder and COO of Islands where he leads product, business development, and operations. Nikhil most recently helped lead product for the Crypto team at Coinbase, which was responsible for scaling digital asset additions across the platform. He was also a part of the New Assets & Ventures teams, where he helped source, diligence, and partner with strategic opportunities in the cryptocurrency space. He joined via the acquisition of his last startup, Distributed Systems, where he was the cofounder and CEO. Prior to his entrepreneurial career, after dropping out of college, he was a product manager at an ad-tech company with $160M in funding. Before his startup tech days, he was a researcher at the prestigious Wyss Institute of Biologically Inspired Engineering working in George Church’s synthetic biology lab. Nikhil is also an active angel investor backing community-first founders & startups, was awarded Forbes 30 Under 30 for Enterprise Tech in 2019 and writes actively @nvs on Twitter.
Social
Experience
Board Director & Cofounder
Zebra Intelligence
2017 - Current
Angel Investor
Mitra Ventures
2018 - Current
New Assets & Ventures
Coinbase
2018 - 2019
Product Manager, Crypto
Coinbase
2018 - 2019
CEO & Cofounder
Distributed Systems (acq. Coinbase)
2015 - 2018
Researcher (Church Lab)
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering
2009 - 2014
Education
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Synthetic Biology, Computer Science
Y Combinator
Fellow
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