Vivek Gupta, formerly the business’s EVP and Head of Engineering, has been promoted to the position of Chief Technical Officer, according to CoinDCX, India’s largest and most valuable cryptocurrency company (CTO). As the CTO, Vivek will be the company’s technological advocate and play a key role in creating and developing for the business and ecosystem as a whole.
Vivek’s new position will require him to lay the groundwork for onboarding new users while also improving and streamlining the user experience and product experience for CoinDCX’s 15 million customers. In order to further streamline the user experience through a safe and dependable platform and value-driven web3 solutions, he will lead innovations and capability-building initiatives. He is the team leader of a skilled group of 190 people who work in engineering, data science, devops, and infrastructure.
In his previous role at CoinDCX, Vivek placed a strong emphasis on consistently improving the product experience, ensuring that the platform strengthens its usability for its customers. Considering the nascency of the industry, he was instrumental in developing and building several technologies from the ground up, and laying the foundation for the ecosystem to grow on. He was the driving force behind the technology for CoinDCX’s DeFi initiative, Okto, a self-custody wallet, and making it risk-proof.
Commenting on the appointment, Neeraj Khandelwal, Co-founder, CoinDCX, said, “I congratulate Vivek on his coveted promotion. Vivek has seen our company grow from strength to strength, and over these years, his passion for the industry and his commitment to our company’s success has been unwavering. CoinDCX’s culture is built on collaboration, teamwork, and a shared sense of purpose. We don’t believe in titles or hierarchies, but we do believe in recognising exceptional contribution when we see it. Vivek’s promotion is a testament to his dedication, hard work and excellence. As the company ushers in the next phase of growth, Vivek’s proven track record of enhancing user experiences will fortify the company’s technical architecture and help us reimagine the internet.”
Thanking the company, Vivek Gupta, Chief Technology Officer, CoinDCX, said, “I am humbled and thankful to the founders for their continued confidence in me over the last three years. I have thoroughly enjoyed working with an exceptionally talented team. In my new role, I am excited for the opportunity to lead CoinDCX’s technological initiatives and together with the team shape the future of web3.”
Vivek firmly believes in the power of technology and the need for it to be transparent and simple. He has worked with multiple startups in various sectors, across roles such as product engineering, technology, innovation and growth solutions. He foresees crypto’s eventual proliferation across the globe, much like how the internet grew exponentially during the Web 2.0 era. To this end, Vivek is committed to harnessing his expertise in technology to make crypto safe and accessible to all.