Who is Barry Silbert, the head of Genesis-owner DCG?

Jan 20 (Reuters) – As an investment banker, Barry Silbert worked on some of the highest-profile corporate failures. Now, as founder of venture capital firm Digital Currency Group, parent of troubled crypto firm Genesis, he is grappling with problems closer to home.Silbert, 46, cut his teeth on bankruptcies including Enron’s and WorldCom’s when working at California-based investment bank Houlihan Lokey. “The experience working on complex, problematic restructurings proved invaluable,” he told the U.S. Senate Banking Committee in 2011.Genesis Global Capital, one of the world’s biggest crypto lending firms, filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection on Thursday owing creditors at least $3.4 …
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