Kayvon Pirestani is Director of Institutional Sales for GDAX, Coinbase’s institutional exchange and brokerage offering. Kayvon is responsible for marketing the GDAX platform to the growing number of institutional investors interested in investing in cryptoassets.
Prior to Coinbase, Kayvon ran the Japan OTC equity derivatives sales desk for Morgan Stanley where he marketed structured volatility and synthetic equity products to global institutional investors. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Kayvon was at Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong where he put together some of Asia’s largest-ever equity options transactions.
Kayvon received his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. Kayvon has been investing in cryptocurrencies since 2013.