Michael Gronager

CEO & Co-Founder at Chainalysis

Michael Gronager PhD in Quantum Mechanics, MSc in Chemical Engineering is CEO and Co-Founder of Chainalysis Inc., the leading company in investigation and compliance services for distributed value transfer, with customers from international banks, leading law enforcement agencies and fintech companies. Prior to founding Chainalysis Michael was the COO of Payward Inc., the leading euro to bitcoin exchange where he was in charge of banking relations, overseeing the global engineering team, and crypto currency expert. Before entering the bitcoin scene in 2011 Michael was running international research infrastructure projects, latest as CEO for the Nordic DataGrid Facility at that time the biggest distributed storage installation world wide. Michael has served as member of the research infrastructure EGI Project Management Board, the EGI Technical Collaboration Board and at present he is member of the Board of the Swedish National Supercomputer Center, NSC. Michael is also Co-Founder of Kraken in San Francisco.



  • CEO & Co-Founder

    Current role