The ZenLedger Story

ZenLedger is the leading cryptocurrency tax platform. We have been helping
clients save money and stay IRS compliant since 2017. 

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide crypto traders and tax professionals with the most user-friendly tax and accounting software for cryptocurrency investments, trading, and fund operations.

Our Vision: Easy Crypto Taxes

The idea behind ZenLedger is simple. Calculating your cryptocurrency taxes is hard, and we make it easy by providing a digital workflow to simplify, optimize, and automate the entire process.

Our Team is The Secret Sauce

ZenLedger was founded in 2017, and built by industry veterans in technology, finance, and accounting.

Pat Larsen

Co-Founder / CEO

Former Amazon business manager ($100M P&L). M&A investment banking, marketing analytics, and e-commerce startups. Chicago Booth MBA. US Air Force Academy grad and former Navy helicopter mission commander.

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Daniel Escobar

Chief Technology Officer

Daniel has 5+ years in crypto and over 20 years of leadership and entrepreneurship experience in enterprise software development, IT management and consulting with companies from start-up to Fortune 100. Daniel spent the last 4 years as Head of Enterprise Onboarding and Engineering Services with Bitpay, where he worked closely with top crypto exchanges, blockchains, NFTs, wallets, and governments across the USA and around the world. Additionally, Daniel led many key crypto initiatives with a number of large scale companies.

Duyane Norman

Chief Strategy Officer

Duyane retired from the CIA in 2019 as a member of their Senior Intelligence Service with 27 years of distinguished service, including seven overseas tours. Before joining ZenLedger, Duyane led the Defense Innovation Unit’s engagement with the Department of Defense’s Agencies and Activities and served as DIU’s link to the Intelligence Community.

Jonté Harrell

Chief Financial Officer

Jonté has over 18 years of international experience in Finance & Technology. Prior to joining ZenLedger, Harrell co-managed public equity offerings for many of the largest IPOs and SPACs of 2020 & 2021. Before, he led FP&A globally across Amazon’s ultrafast delivery businesses. A former U.S. Army Captain and combat veteran, Harrell graduated from the United States Military Academy and Columbia Business School.

Greg Adams

Chief Operations Officer

Greg was Co-Founder and CEO at machine-learning enterprise SaaS startup Stabilitas, which successfully exited to a strategic acquirer, OnSolve, in 2020. He led innovation and M&A efforts at OnSolve as Chief Strategy Officer until December 2021. He is a combat veteran that served through the rank of Major in the US Army Special Forces (Green Berets). Greg graduated from the United States Military Academy, Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard Business School.

Michael Rhoades

Sr. Product Manager

Michael has spent the last 15 years in product management, splitting time between early-stage startups and well-seasoned media companies. Outside of work, he enjoys travel, playing basketball, and riding motorcycles.

Scott Winges

Senior Product Manager

Scott has more than 10 years of experience leading product teams, with more than 6 years experience in the blockchain/fintech domain. As an early adopter of decentralized finance, he built and scaled one of the first decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges on Ethereum which was acquired in 2021. In addition to leading product teams, Scott held a leadership role in some of the top decentralized finance communities. Scott is also a YC founder where he created developer tools for Kubernetes. He is a Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), and is deeply familiar with the technical challenges associated with scaling complex web applications.

Eiman Behzadi

Director of Government Sales/BD

Eiman is a former AWS and ServiceNow sales executive. He has Federal Government expertise across several agencies including working at the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI) and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) at the Department of the Treasury. Army Special Operations Veteran. Darden MBA and Pat Tillman Scholar.

Jared Zemp

Strategic Initiatives

Jared Zemp spent 15 years in private equity before becoming fascinated with cryptocurrency and joining the team at ZenLedger to work with tax professionals. He holds degrees in business and accounting and lives in beautiful Salt Lake City. Married for 20 years with six kids and a pug, most of his free time is spent cleaning something sticky off his shoes.

Paul Garland

Director of Marketing

8+ years of media agency experience with a client history that spans Entertainment, Retail, Tech, and more. Bringing deep experience in paid media and brand marketing, Paul comes to Zen Ledger to further explore the intersection of crypto and taxes with the team.

Jordan Hiken

Senior Marketing Manager

Jordan comes from a performance marketing agency background, and has extensive experience with optimizing the digital user journey. He has a B.A. in Marketing and minored in Psychology at Pace University in New York. Jordan has been in the crypto space since 2017, and is excited for the future of Web3.0. Outside of work, you can find him degening into NFTs and DeFi protocols, enjoying concerts, and golfing.

Cole Heflin

Senior Data Scientist

Cole graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Economics and M.S. in Data Science. He has worked as a data scientist for 2+ years helping businesses automate their processes, extract insights from their data, and solve difficult problems using machine learning. Outside of work, he enjoys surfing and playing volleyball.

Jose Castellanos

Senior Software Engineer

Jose has been professionally developing software for tech companies in construction, logistics, health care, and fintech companies. He has mostly worked on ruby on rails backend, react frontend, golang microservices, as well as native and cross-platform mobile apps. Jose enjoys spending time with friends and family as well as traveling.

Nate Bass

Director of People

Nate is a career technologist with over 15 years of notable performance in military, healthcare, and technology industries. He successfully ran 2 businesses prior to joining ZenLedger. He enjoys his kids, hiking, traveling, golfing and volunteering on the local search and rescue committee.

Morgan Glenn

Director of Customer Success

Morgan has over a decade of experience building and leading highly functioning & empathic Customer Success teams. Her background spans multiple industries including Finance, Retail & Healthcare. She holds a B.A. in Communications from Iowa State University and earned her Lean Six Sigma Sensei designation from Villanova University. Morgan loves horses and has a decorated equestrian career,  having earned three American Morgan Horse Association World Champion titles. 

Chris Hwang

Customer Success Specialist

Chris spent 4 years in the mortgage industry helping individuals get into homes and helping with support for escrow accounts.  Outside of work I enjoy traveling, playing video games, and hanging out with friends.

Mike Palmer

Customer Success Specialist

Mike went to the University of Delaware where he obtained his BA in Economics. Upon graduation Mike started in sales in the SaaS industry working for multiple start ups. Outside of work Mike has a strong passion for blockchain and Web 3 technology. He enjoys skiing, traveling, and hanging out with friends in his spare time.

Julian Chuan

Customer Success Specialist 

Julian's professional expertise lies in business development and partnership success. He has a marked interest in global financial initiatives and a proven talent for aligning organizational strategy and objectives to achieve maximum operational impacts. Off the clock, Julian is proactively engaged in DeFi yield farms while lurking on crypto twitter.

Amy Wittengen

Customer Success Specialist

Amy Wittingen, EA and has been a Tax Preparer for over twenty years, with a focus on Crypto and investment tax review and research, federal, state, and foreign compliance issues. Amy is a cryptocurrency enthusiast and loves to be as hands-on as possible with clients.

Angel Correa

Customer Success Specialist

Angel is bilingual in Spanish and English, and has over a year of experience in business sales and customer service in the telecommunications industry. Hi is a Cryptocurrency enthusiast with a deep interest in DeFi. In his free time, Angel researches and learns about Blockchain technology, and hunts for NFT project’s WL spots on Twitter and Discord.

Alicia T.

Customer Success Specialist 

Alicia became interested in Bitcoin while she was studying Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience / German at the University of Michigan and has been working in crypto since 2017. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, horseback riding, skiing, and reading about nutrition, history, psychology, and science fiction

Megan McIntire

Customer Success Specialist

Megan worked as a fine dining restaurant manager and owned her own small candle-making business prior to joining ZenLedger. Megan’s passion for cryptocurrency has grown greatly in the last few years since taking a deep dive into Bitcoin and Blockchain technology in 2020. She loves learning about cryptocurrency and spends much of her time researching what is going on in the space. In her free time she also enjoys cooking, traveling, learning about health and wellness, and spending time outside.

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