Arthur Hayes

Co-Founder and CEO, BitMEX


Arthur Hayes obtained his BA in Economics at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 2008. Subsequently he moved to Hong Kong where worked as an equity derivatives trader for Deutsche Bank and Citigroup for 5 years. Mr. Hayes was the head ETF market maker at both firms. In January 2014, BitMEX was formed. BitMEX is a P2P crypto-coin trading platform that gives retail investors access to the global financial markets using crypto-coin products. BitMEX operates the most liquid Bitcoin / USD trading product, XBTUSD, which features 100x leverage, and volumes on average are over $1 billion per day.

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