Shiva Tadikonda has been named the Chief Compliance Officer at CoinSwitch. The hiring fits in with the business’ ongoing efforts to fortify its legal and regulatory frameworks in order to develop a compliant wealth-tech platform.
Tadikonda has more than 35 years of experience in management information systems, compliance, banking, credit analysis, and commercial banking (MIS). Prior to this, he held the position of Senior Vice President at DBS Bank Limited, a global banking and financial services company with its headquarters in Singapore.
“CoinSwitch is committed to building a compliant investing ecosystem that investors and regulators can trust. Shiva’s experience across large regulated financial institutions will strengthen our contribution towards shaping a progressive regulatory framework for Virtual Digital Assets (VDAs) and ensure ethics and compliance as we evolve into a preferred wealth tech destination,” said Ashish Singhal, Co-founder and CEO, CoinSwitch.
“I am delighted to join CoinSwitch and contribute to our mission to make money equal for all. As VDAs continue to gain popularity, regulations will have to keep pace as this cutting-edge technology finds new dimensions to help innovators and investors to participate meaningfully,” said Shiva Tadikonda, Chief Compliance Officer, CoinSwitch.
The leadership team at CoinSwitch is made up of individuals with a range of expertise in technology, cryptocurrency, and financial services, both in established and start-up settings. The business announced the hiring of former Myntra executive Ramesh Bafna as the Chief Financial Officer, former WhatsApp India executive Ashish Chandra as General Counsel, and former MakeMyTrip executive Venkatesh R as the Policy Head earlier this year.