Bobby Zagotta

Chief Commercial Officer of Bitstam
CEO of Bitstamp USA

In these roles he is responsible for continuing to grow the presence of the world’s longest-running crypto exchange globally. He comes to the role with a proven track record in launching and expanding new businesses and markets, driving organic and inorganic growth, and leading transformational change at the enterprise level.

Bobby came to Bitstamp from Kraken, where he served as Chief Commercial Officer. At Kraken, he was responsible for strategy, business development, research and analytics, and global growth initiatives.

Prior to Kraken, Bobby was a Senior Managing Director at CME Group Inc., a publicly traded financial exchange and markets operator with a $70 billion market cap. In his five years as a Corporate Officer and member of the firm’s Senior Leadership Team, he helped triple CME Group’s share value and sponsored the firm’s Bitcoin Futures contract.

Bobby Zagotta also co-founded a strategy advisory firm, worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Senior Manager and Principal Consultant and started his career as an engineer at Texas Instruments. His diverse experience makes him uniquely qualified to be a part of building the future of financial services.