As Head of Investor Relations at Grayscale Investments, Rayhaneh Sharif-Askary leads Grayscale’s efforts to liaise with Grayscale’s private and public investors. She manages Grayscale’s growing investor base of family offices, hedge funds, institutional investors, and high net-worth individuals. Since joining Grayscale in 2018, Ray has helped raise billions in new capital into Grayscale’s products and been on the cutting edge of bringing the digital currency asset class to some of the world’s most sophisticated and significant investors.
Prior to joining Grayscale, Ray was a Director in the Leveraged Finance Distribution group at UBS Investment Bank. Over the span of her ten years at UBS, Ray also held positions in the Leveraged Finance and Financial Sponsors Investment Banking and Leveraged Capital Markets divisions. She graduated magna cum laude from Duke with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. Ray was named as one of Business Insider’s 2020 Rising Stars of Wall Street.