Anchorage Digital Names CJ Jouhal as Head of Engineering

Anchorage Digital is ever-committed to growing and expanding our products and services to meet client needs and maturity of the digital asset and blockchain industry. From support for new cryptocurrencies to building client partnerships using our APIs, we need a strong, capable engineering team that can work effectively to build and ship. Today, Anchorage Digital is proud to announce the addition of CJ Jouhal as our new Head of Engineering, who will lead and scale our global team.

CJ comes to Anchorage Digital as a seasoned security engineer, with over two decades of experience in technical and project leadership across a wide variety of programming languages. Most recently, he served as Chief Technology Officer at CLEAR, where he led the engineering team during a critical period of maturation, which included the company going public in June 2021. CJ has also held senior leadership positions at other technology companies, including Zocdoc, Amazon’s Audible, and eBay.

Anchorage Digital set the ambitious goal of tripling our engineering team’s headcount by the end of 2022 — a goal we are currently on track to meet. As Head of Engineering, CJ will play a key role in scaling the team, while maintaining Anchorage Digital’s culture of sustainable growth that has been proven to attract and retain top talent.

“When Nathan and I co-founded Anchorage Digital in 2017, we made a commitment to keep security at the core of our platform. CJ shares that commitment to best-in-class security engineering, and we look forward to expanding our technical services and offerings with his support.”

— Diogo Mónica, Co-Founder and President of Anchorage Digital

“Anchorage Digital is known as the leading digital asset platform for institutions, built on the very best in security engineering. Developing safe, secure technical solutions has been central to my career, so I am honored to join Anchorage Digital as we pave the way for a trusted digital asset ecosystem. Not only is security taken seriously at Anchorage Digital; it is foundational to everything we do.”  

— CJ Jouhal, Head of Engineering at Anchorage Digital

In the coming months, Anchorage Digital will be building on the strengths of our engineering team and driving alignment across different technical teams—with areas of expertise ranging from cryptography to biometrics—as we continue to add new products and protocols to our platform. Scaling our engineering team is critical as Anchorage Digital continues to meet the growing demand for safe, secure crypto infrastructure for institutions worldwide.

Want to work with CJ and join a growing team that is tackling some of the toughest technical challenges of the day? Explore our open positions on the engineering team and other roles.

About Anchorage Digital

Anchorage Digital is a crypto platform that enables institutions to participate in digital assets through custody, staking, trading, governance, settlement, and the industry’s leading security infrastructure. Home to Anchorage Digital Bank N.A., the only federally chartered crypto bank in the U.S., Anchorage Digital also serves institutions through Anchorage Digital Singapore, Porto by Anchorage Digital, and other offerings. The company is funded by leading institutions including Andreessen Horowitz, GIC, Goldman Sachs, KKR, and Visa, with its Series D valuation over $3 billion. Founded in 2017 in San Francisco, California, Anchorage Digital has offices in New York, New York; Porto, Portugal; Singapore; and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Learn more at, on X @Anchorage, and on LinkedIn.

This post is intended for informational purposes only. It is not to be construed as and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to purchase any securities in Anchor Labs, Inc., or any of its subsidiaries, and should not be relied upon to make any investment decisions. Furthermore, nothing within this announcement is intended to provide tax, legal, or investment advice and its contents should not be construed as a recommendation to buy, sell, or hold any security or digital asset or to engage in any transaction therein.

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