Michael Gronager

Michael Gronager

Michael Gronager is a Danish businessman, founder and CEO of Chainalysis and co-founder of crypto exchange Kraken.

Personal Stats

Age 52
Source of Wealth Founder and CEO of Chainalysis, co-founder of Kraken
Residence USA
Citizenship USA, Denmark
Marital Status married
Education Technical University of Denmark

Michael Gronager Biography

Little is known about Gronager's youth. However, his love of technical science came after he filed his first patent application for a multi-cylinder engine.

Michael Gronager Education

In 1990, Gronager enrolled at the Technical University of Denmark, where he earned a master's degree in chemical engineering. In 1998, he received his PhD in quantum mechanics.

Michael Gronager Career

From 2004 to 2006 he worked as an external consultant at the Niels Bohr Institute. Then he worked for two years at the Nordic Data Grid Facility as technical coordinator and then as CEO. From 2009 to 2011 he worked at Stichting European Grid Initiative. From 2011 to 2013 he was a director at Ceptacle.

In April 2013, he co-founded the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken and served as a advisor until May 2015. Prior to entering the cryptocurrency space, he served as COO of Payward. It was the leading exchange at the time for exchanging euros into Bitcoins. At Payward, Michael was the chief cryptocurrency expert. In 2014, Gronager co-founded and became CEO of blockchain analytics company Chainalysis. Since 2009, he has been a board member at the National Supercomputing Center at Linköping University.

Interesting fact: In 2013, Michael hacked and restored the security of Namecoin.

Michael Gronager Personal Life

Michael Gronager is married to model and law student Amber Zhaoyang Wang. They wed in the summer of 2023.

What is Michael Gronager Net Worth?

Michael Gronager is the CEO of Chainalysis, which is valued at $8.6 billion. Gronager is also a co-founder of Kraken and serves on the board of directors of the National Supercomputing Center at Linköping University. However, Gronager's wealth is unknown.

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