Ex-Ripple exec is now CEO of crypto intel firm Crystal Blockchain

Crystal Blockchain announced Monday that former Ripple managing director Navin Gupta will be its new chief executive officer. Current CEO Marina Khaustova, who helmed the company for the past five years, will now be chief operating officer.

Crystal provides transaction tracking software to companies and government agencies, competing with rivals like Chainalysis, Elliptic, Coinfirm and TRM Labs. The company with Ukrainian roots based in the Netherlands was founded by Bitfury in 2018.