Sonny is one of the leading Crypto and FinTech executives in Silicon Valley and is currently the Chief Commercial Officer at BitPay. BitPay is the largest processor of bitcoin in the world and has raised over $70M in funding from top investors like Founders Fund, Richard Branson, and Index Ventures. Sonny joined BitPay over 6 years ago and has been instrumental in making crypto mainstream by getting global brands like Microsoft and AT&T to accept payments in crypto. Previously, Sonny was the part of the founding team at Jumio, which has raised over $40M from Andreessen Horowitz, and Citibank.
Sonny has spoken at numerous conferences throughout the world and is often a guest interview on Bloomberg and CNBC and a guest writer for TechCrunch. He is a Venture Advisor for Lumia Capital and Luminous Ventures is also an angel investor in several companies including TubeMogul (IPO), Estate Assist (acquired by DocuSign), Getaround, Extend, KarmaCheck and Civic Technologies (one of the first ICOs). Sonny has an MBA from Thunderbird, and is a graduate of Binghamton University (NY) where he played collegiate tennis.