Sebastian Pedro Bea
Coinbase Asset Management
Sebastian Pedro Bea, OLY, is the President of Coinbase Asset Management. Sebastian, in concert with the team, develops and executes the Coinbase Asset Management's strategic plan. Sebastian is focused on building Coinbase Asset Management’s investment platform and global client base. Sebastian and his team help global clients understand, access, and stay connected to the investment capabilities of Coinbase Asset Management, across Digital asset products and strategies. Sebastian has 20 years of experience across liquid public markets and institutional investing.
Prior to Coinbase's March 3 acquisition of One River Digital. Sebastian also served as the Head of Sales and Strategy for One River Asset Management growing the hudge fund from $1Bn to $3Bn. Prior to joining One River, Sebastian worked at BlackRock dating back to 2012. Sebastian was most recently a Managing Director at BlackRock, co-leading investment strategy globally for BlackRock Systematic Active Equity. Prior to BlackRock, Sebastian worked at Credit Suisse, beginning in 2001. Sebastian built relationships with institutional investors, delivering the firm’s proprietary data, capital markets product, and firmwide capabilities.
Sebastian holds a double major in English and Economics from The University of California, Berkeley. Sebastian is a World Champion and Olympic Silver Medalist, in rowing, for the United States of America.