About Bitfinex

The World's Leading Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

Bitfinex is a digital asset trading platform offering state-of-the-art services for digital currency traders and global liquidity providers.
Founded in 2012, Bitfinex was one of the first professional platforms set up to accomodate for the booming interest in cryptocurrency trading. Since then, the team has gained invaluable experience whilst cementing their spot as the go-to platform for digital asset traders and institutions.
In addition to a suite of advanced trading features and charting tools, Bitfinex provides access to peer-to-peer financing, an OTC market and margin trading for a wide selection of digital assets. Bitfinex’s strategy focuses on providing unparalleled support, tools, and innovation for professional traders and liquidity providers around the world.

Bitfinex Senior Team

  • JL van der Velde
    JL joined Bitfinex as CEO in 2013. A technologist at heart, his focus has been on developing a strict compliance system & collaborating with banking, regulatory & law enforcement to pioneer innovation within the space.

    JL van der Velde

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Giancarlo Devasini
    Giancarlo is the serving CFO of Bitfinex. Giancarlo has, since 2012, been instrumental in the development of Bitfinex, establishing banking relationships, attracting key personnel & re-domiciling the exchange.

    Giancarlo Devasini

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Stuart Hoegner
    Stuart is an international cryptocurrency lawyer & accountant acting for leading businesses within this dynamic space. Stu obtained his law degree from University of Toronto in 1996 & spent 8 years at EY prior to joining Bitfinex.

    Stuart Hoegner

    General Counsel

  • Peter Warrack
    Peter specialises in intelligence-led criminal and terrorist financing investigations, compliance and understanding the link between banking and virtual currency environments.

    Peter Warrack

    Chief Compliance Officer

  • Paolo Ardoino
    Paolo joined Bitfinex early 2015 and now serves as CTO, developing & managing core parts of the Bitfinex backend. Paolo has been building valuable tools & infrastructure for financial innovation for the past 15 years.

    Paolo Ardoino

    Chief Technology Officer

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