Pavel Matveev

CEO at Wirex


Pavel leverages many years of experience in software development and IT management from his previous work at Barclays Capital, Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas and Credit Suisse. Primarily, he helped banks build trading platforms and algo-trading strategies, but had always dreamed of building a tech company; having been fascinated by blockchain. Pavel is responsible for the high-level functioning and growth of Wirex, with a specific focus on new product development and platform evolution. He is seen as a leading figure in the arena of mass adoption for cryptocurrencies and is a highly sought-after speaker at blockchain and payments conferences around the world. He has published numerous articles in key international publications, and spoken at various blockchain and payments conferences around the world including Money 20/20 Europe, The Pay Expo, Shift Money and Finsum Japan on topics including cryptocurrency, fintech, business and the economy.