Leadership.

Leadership

Michael Novogratz

Founder, CEO and Chairman

Michael Novogratz is the Founder, CEO and Chairman of Galaxy Digital. He was formerly a Partner and President of Fortress Investment Group LLC. Prior to Fortress, Mr. Novogratz spent 11 years at Goldman Sachs, where he was elected Partner in 1998. Mr. Novogratz served on the New York Federal Reserve’s Investment Advisory Committee on Financial Markets from 2012 – 2015. Mr. Novogratz serves as the Chairman of The Bail Project and has made criminal justice reform a focus of his family’s foundation. He also serves as the Chairman of Hudson River Park Friends, and sits on the boards of NYU Langone Medical Center, the Princeton Varsity Club, Jazz Foundation of America, and Artists for Peace and Justice. Mr. Novogratz received an AB in Economics from Princeton University, and served as a helicopter pilot in the US Army.

Leadership
Michael Novogratz
Founder, CEO and Chairman

Michael Novogratz is the Founder, CEO and Chairman of Galaxy Digital. He was formerly a Partner and President of Fortress Investment Group LLC. Prior to Fortress, Mr. Novogratz spent 11 years at Goldman Sachs, where he was elected Partner in 1998. Mr. Novogratz served on the New York Federal Reserve’s Investment Advisory Committee on Financial Markets from 2012 – 2015. Mr. Novogratz serves as the Chairman of The Bail Project and has made criminal justice reform a focus of his family’s foundation. He also serves as the Chairman of Hudson River Park Friends, and sits on the boards of NYU Langone Medical Center, the Princeton Varsity Club, Jazz Foundation of America, and Artists for Peace and Justice. Mr. Novogratz received an AB in Economics from Princeton University, and served as a helicopter pilot in the US Army.

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Michael Ashe

Head of Investment Banking
Management Team, New York

Michael Ashe is Head of Investment Banking at Galaxy Digital. Prior to joining the firm, he helped lead emerging and industrial technology investment banking at Oppenheimer & Co. There, he focused on originating and executing capital raising initiatives and strategic advisory for mid-cap and small-cap companies.

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Sam Englebardt

Head of Galaxy Interactive
Management Team, New York

Sam Englebardt is Head of Galaxy Interactive and a Portfolio Manager at Galaxy Digital. His responsibilities at the firm include, amongst other things, co-managing Galaxy’s general venture capital business...

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Amanda Fabiano

Head of Mining
Management Team, New York

Amanda Fabiano is Head of Mining at Galaxy Digital. The GDM team is building a one-stop financial services shop for miners. Prior to joining, Amanda was at Fidelity Investments for six years in various roles, including Director of Bitcoin Mining and Senior Program Manager.

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Christopher Ferraro

Co-President
Management Team, New York

Christopher Ferraro is an Opco Manager and the Co-President of Galaxy Digital. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Managing Director and Partner at HPS Investments Partners (f.k.a. Highbridge Principal Strategies), where he worked within the Direct Lending & Special Situations Group.

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Alex Ioffe

Chief Financial Officer
Management Team, New York

Alex is Chief Financial Officer at Galaxy Digital. Alex has over 30 years of senior-level finance experience, including spending over 15 years as CFO for the brokerage business at Interactive Brokers...

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Steve Kurz

Head of Asset Management
Management Team, New York

Steve Kurz is Head of Asset Management at Galaxy Digital. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Co-Founder of Outer Realm VR...

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Kim Pillemer

Chief of Staff
Management Team, New York

Kim Pillemer is the Chief of Staff at Galaxy Digital. Prior to joining the firm, she was General Counsel and COO of a family office which had a focus on digital asset investments.

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Andrew Siegel

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Management Team, New York

Andrew Siegel is General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Galaxy Digital. He has over twenty years of experience advising financial services firms on legal, regulatory and compliance matters.

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Jason Urban

Global Head of Trading
Management Team, New York

Jason Urban is the Global Head of Trading at Galaxy Digital. Prior to joining the firm, he was CEO of DrawBridge Lending.

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Damien Vanderwilt

Co-President & Head of Global Markets
Management Team, New York

Damien Vanderwilt is Co-President and Head of Global Markets at Galaxy Digital. Previously, he worked for 20 years at Goldman Sachs as a Partner in the Global Markets business in four different geographies and held several leadership positions across both Equities and FICC.

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