Michael Sonnenshein
expertise
Cryptocurrency, Fintech, Investing
currently
Managing Director
education
Emory University—Goizueta Business School, NYU Stern School of Business
Highlights
  • Managing Director at Grayscale Investments
  • Former financial advisor at JP Morgan Securities, covering HNW individuals and institutions, and an analyst at Barclays Wealth, providing coverage to middle‐market hedge funds and institutions
  • Honored in 2018 as one of Business Insider’s Rising Stars of Wall Street
  • Serves as a member of the Grayscale Board of Directors, CME Group Bitcoin Futures Council, and NYU Blockchain Association
Experience

Michael Sonnenshein is the Managing Director at Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital currency asset manager. Through its family of investment products, Grayscale provides access and exposure to the digital currency asset class in the form of traditional security without the challenges of buying, storing, and safekeeping digital currencies directly.

He oversees the daily operations and growth of the business, and is responsible for maintaining many of the firm’s key client relationships including family offices, hedge funds, and other institutions as well as managing the development of Grayscale’s single-asset and diversified digital currency products. Prior to joining Grayscale, Michael was a financial advisor at JP Morgan Securities, covering HNW individuals and institutions, and an analyst at Barclays Wealth, providing coverage to middle‐market hedge funds and institutions. Michael was honored in 2018 as one of Business Insider’s Rising Stars of Wall Street and serves as a member of the Grayscale Board of Directors, CME Group Bitcoin Futures Council, and NYU Blockchain Association.