- Former Lyft CFO, Brian Roberts joins the world’s largest marketplace, OpenSea as its first CFO.
- In the past, Roberts has had a successful career at Microsoft and Walmart too.
- Roberts wants OpenSea to raise more capital for pursuing useful partnerships and joint ventures.
The largest NFT marketplace OpenSea has appointed former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Lyft, Brian Roberts as its first CFO, as announced by the Co-founder and CEO of Opensea, Devin Finzer.
Brian Roberts has had an impressive stint as Lyft’s first CFO in 2014. During his CFO tenure spanning seven years, he led Lyft through its multi-billion dollar IPO and raised $7 billion in the capital. Before Lyft, he also held prominent roles at Microsoft and Walmart.
Roberts believes that OpenSea’s growing profitability could put a possible public listing on the agenda.
Roberts suggested, “When you have a company growing as fast as this one, you’d be foolish not to think about it going public. It would be well-received in the public market given its growth”.
This year in August, OpenSea marked itself as the first NFT marketplace to hit $1 billion in monthly trading volume.
OpenSea, the largest non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace, has recently received investment offers from several potential supporters at a massive $10 billion valuation. Roberts also commented that the company can raise more capital in addition to this figure and also use the funds to pursue useful partnerships and joint ventures.