‘People get Triggered by Everything’: S.F. Crypto CEO Says Debate on Pronouns and Race is a Distraction
Kraken CEO Jesse Powell claims debates around pronouns and race distract from the company’s mission of speeding the global adoption of cryptocurrencies.
Leaders with strong ethics tend to focus on building community, said Don Heider, chief executive of The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University. “He says he wants to create community and yet his actions and words are kind of divisive,” Heider said.
Cutting off dialogue around important issues points to “a leader who is more concerned with their own ego and power and control than they are truly concerned about building a community” around shared values, Heider said.
Don Heider, executive director, quoted by San Francisco Chronicle.