CEO, Cryptocurrency Exchange, Berlin


Our client  is an MFSA (Malta Financial Services Aurhotiy) authorized digital asset exchange that held a successful Token Generation Event in 2018. It offers a customer centric, intuitive and secure crypto trading ecosystem on one singular platform.


On their behalf we are now looking for a Chief Executive Officer to lead the team in Berlin and take the exchange towards a new future of security tokens and derivatives.

A successful candidate will be expected to shape the company and the product, and, as a result, build a successful profitable business. He/She will optimize the organization in terms of regulatory, security and compliance aspects and potentially lead the Series A fundraising round in late 2019. The position holder will be the public face of the company representing it in the industry events and meetings.


  • 4+ years of experience in leadership positions
  • Background in PE, Trading or Fintech Startups
  • Profound understanding of Exchanges, Derivatives, Financial Markets & instruments
  • Extensive understanding & ideally experience within the Blockchain and Crypto industry
  • Motivational team leader with the ability to set clear priorities, guide people and extensive hiring experience
  • Proven ability to deal with regulation and compliance topics
  • Outstanding presentation and excellent communication skills, demonstrated ability to be an outgoing spokesperson and partnership builder
  • Proficiency in long-term planning and budgeting
  • Comfortable with an extremely dynamic, fast-moving and entrepreneurial environment
  • Willingness to relocate to Berlin mid-term
  • Beneficial: Product Management Experience
  • MA Degree in Finance, Business, Economics or Computer Sciences


  • Significant equity package
  • Gross Salary of €120.000 per annum

Location: Berlin, Germany

Application: Contact me via or on Linkedin Michael Shlayen if you would like to find out more.


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