Ted Cahall is an Internet business and technology executive. He is currently the head of the US blockchain business for block.one. Prior to his role at block.one, Ted was a co-founder, CEO and CTO of the FinTech start-up, TheSubtractor.com. Previously, Ted was the EVP and Chief Operating Officer at Digital River, a leading e-commerce company where he led Business Operations, Professional Services, Product Management, Engineering, and Information Technology.
Prior to Digital River, Ted was a Corporate Vice President (CVP) at Microsoft. He was the global business executive responsible for the $1B+ MSN business as part of the Online Services Division (OSD).
Ted has held C-Level and Divisional President executive positions at: AOL, CNET and United Online and was a VP at Bank of America. Over the years, Ted has managed portfolios of web properties including: e-commerce, social media, mapping, search, web hosting and photo sharing sites. Prior to driving the business operations of web companies, he ran the technology behind all of the CNET properties and Bank of America online banking websites. He began early work with Java at Bank of America before moving to CNET and implementing their publishing systems with it. In May of 2000, Ted hosted the inventor of Java, James Gosling, at CNET to help motivate the staff towards a Java technology transition. He started his career at AT&T Bell Laboratories and has also worked at two technology start-ups: OpenVision Technologies and Clear Communications.