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CoinDCX named Gaurav Arora to lead its Defi initiatives

Despite the current market conditions, CoinDCX is expanding its leadership team by hiring industry leaders for its Defi initiatives. Gaurav Arora has been named Senior Vice President, CoinDCX Pro, to lead the company’s next phase of growth, which will focus on developing use cases for crypto and blockchain technology. CoinDCX was a pioneer in bringing crypto trading to the masses in India, and it is now looking to bring similar innovation to the Web3 ecosystem in order to make the world of Web3 and DeFi (Decentralized Finance) more accessible to the masses.

Gaurav will lead product, business, and growth for CoinDCX’s new vertical, which aims to create a simplified experience that allows customers to access opportunities in a decentralised economy.

Gaurav brings in over a decade’s experience in building large fintech super apps. In his previous stint as Director Products, Amazon Pay India, he was responsible for launching and scaling digital payments across many categories such as Bill Payments, Money Transfers, Financial Service payments and movie ticketing. He also launched the Amazon Pay wallet product which is ranked among top PPI wallets of India.

An IIT Roorkee graduate and an MBA from IIM -B in finance, Gaurav also brings with him trading expertise from his days as an equities trader in Nomura Securities, Hong Kong where he designed and traded arbitrage models in Asian markets.

Commenting on the appointment, Neeraj Khandelwal, Co-founder, CoinDCX said “I believe Web3 and Blockchain technology will save billions of dollars for the common man and generate powerful income opportunities as Crypto has a lot of applications for consumers.  Gaurav with his extensive experience in building consumer-friendly products will focus on building on the DeFi space which has the potential to financially empower billions. We are delighted to have Gaurav on board when CoinDCX has embarked on a new chapter of growth and innovation”.  

“I am happy to join the CoinDCX family. The world of Web3 and DeFi is in its nascent stages and largely inaccessible by most people due to its complexities. We believe that over the next few years,100s of millions of users will be interacting with the decentralized blockchain ecosystem. Our goal is to provide a bridge for these customers to access the opportunities safely and easily in this system,” said Arora.

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