James R. Leyba

Business Development, Power Block

Mr. Leyba started his career as a Personal Banker for Zion’s Bank and then, subsequently, as a Securities Manager for Goldman Sachs, a leading global investment bank. It was during James’ tenure in Corporate Finance that he learned the importance of distributed ledgers and how money was transferred around the world. James began researching Blockchain in 2014.

James is an advocate of the utilization of innovative financial technology solutions and has an extensive background in finance, operations, and sales. Seeing a need in the market, Mr. Leyba created the Crypto Crash Course and currently organizes the Bitcoin Community Meetup in Salt Lake City with 1,000+ members to date.

James has an MBA degree from Carnegie Mellon University with an emphasis in Computer Science. He and his family currently reside in Utah.