Walden Siew, the editorial director at Investopedia, has been hired by crypto news site The Block as executive editor.
He will be leading editorial strategy and managing news content and will be based in New York.
Before Investopedia, Siew previously was editor in chief of Arizent’s Employee Benefits Group, overseeing the Employee Benefit News and Employee Benefit Adviser brands. Siew had been the financial services editor at LinkedIn since December 2016. Before that, he was news editor at Crain’s InvestmentNews for a year.
He also spent eight years at Reuters. He was editor of the Global Markets Forum and deputy editor of wealth and finance coverage, running the wealth management, investment management and investment banking top news pages.
Siew was also a reporter at Bloomberg News for six years, working as a corporate bond reporter on the U.S. bond team and as a U.S. Treasury/foreign exchange reporter.