Coinbase Global has appointed Pankaj Gupta as VP-engineering and site lead for its upcoming India development centre. The Silicon Valley-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange aims to acquire deep-tech startups for talent in India. Gupta, in the recent past, was leading Google Pay’s engineering team in the Asia Pacific, including India. His deeptech startup Halli Labs was acquired by Google. Coinbase ‘s India centre will work in blockchains, data engineering, and ML.