About Bittrex Global
Bittrex Global has one of the most secure trading platforms and digital holding infrastructures in the world where customers can access exciting new products. Built on Bittrex’s cutting-edge technology, Bittrex Global provides an institutional grade experience for professional and novice customers alike. The Company is headquartered near the financial center of Zurich, in the Principality of Liechtenstein. What makes Bittrex Global different?
Secure platform – Bittrex Global employs the most reliable, effective security technologies available. We leverage an elastic, multi-stage holding strategy to ensure that the majority of funds are kept in cold storage for additional safety. Bittrex Global also enables two-factor authentication for all users and provides a host of additional security features to provide multiple layers of protection. Security is always our first priority.
Custom-built trading engine – Our custom trading engine was designed to be scalable and to ensure that orders are executed in real-time. We also support third-party trading platforms and algorithmic trading via our extensive APIs.
Fast deposits and withdrawals – Our highly efficient and automated monitoring platform allows us to provide users the fastest transactions available today. This includes updates on balance, trade, and holding information.
Driving Innovation – To help drive innovation in the blockchain industry, Bittrex Global is committed to supporting both new and established blockchains. Bittrex Global seeks to provide its users with an ever-growing selection of blockchain technologies and digital tokens, and all new digital tokens listed on the trading platform must complete a rigorous review process.
Commitment to compliance – Bittrex Global is committed to complying with all current EU and Liechtenstein regulations that help prevent, detect and remediate unlawful behavior by customers and virtual currency developers when using the Bittrex Global trading platform or any of the company’s other services.
Innovative location – Our location in Liechtenstein, where a pioneering regulatory framework for blockchain is currently being considered, places us to take a leading role in the international development of blockchain: driving adoption, working more closely with token teams and being more responsive to our customers.
Global Customers -- Bittrex Global will accept customers from around the world, except the United States and countries subject to various sanctions or legal prohibitions. US customers should contact Bittrex Inc. (a separate company), as they do today.
Chief Executive Officer
Kiran Raj is currently the CEO of Bittrex Global, a Europe-based cryptocurrency exchange platform.
Prior to joining Bittrex Global, Kiran worked in private legal practice as a partner at O’Melveny & Myers in Washington DC. Before private practice, Kiran served as Deputy General Counsel at the Department of Homeland Security, working directly with leaders of corporate America on the intersection of cybersecurity and privacy with law, policy, and technology. He held a similar role at the U.S. Department of Justice as Senior Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General.
Before entering the legal profession, Kiran was a lead program manager at Microsoft Corporation where he had responsibility for developing and deploying software tools and technologies that improved the security, compatibility, and overall application experience of the Windows operating system.
Kiran holds degrees from the University of California at Berkeley (B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) and the Emory University School of Law (J.D., First Honors Graduate).
Chief Operating Officer
Stephen has spent his entire 25-year career working in financial markets in London and New York. In 2018 he left the traditional world of finance to get involved in Blockchain. At Bittrex Global he is working to enhance international business operations.
Prior to Bittrex Global, Stephen joined the Investment Management Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. in 2015. Stephen advised executives, entrepreneurs, and foundations manage all items of economic impact to their balance sheet. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, he advised some of the world’s most sophisticated investors as a Partner and US CEO at Brevan Howard, Head of the New York office at Winton Capital, and Managing Director at Credit Suisse Asset Management. Prior to this, Stephen worked as a Managing Director in Fixed Income Sales and Trading at JPMorgan, and in Mergers and Acquisitions.
Stephen holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Columbia University. He has served on several public company and non-profit boards.