Chainalysis / Co-founder and CEO
Michael Gronager is Co-founder and CEO of Chainalysis, the leading provider of anti-money laundering solutions for cryptocurrency businesses, financial institutions, and government agencies. Prior to founding Chainalysis, Michael was the Co-founder and COO of Kraken, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges.
Before his work in the cryptocurrency industry, Michael ran various international research infrastructure projects, including as CEO of the Nordic DataGrid Facility, the largest distributed storage installation in the world at the time. Michael has served on an array of multinational boards, including EGI Project Management, EGI Technical Collaboration, and most recently, the Swedish National Supercomputer Center (NSC). Michael has also contributed to the Blockchain and Virtual Currencies Working Group in preparation for the 5th European Anti Money Laundering Directive.
Michael has a MSc in Chemical Engineering and a PhD in Quantum Mechanics from the Technical University of Denmark.