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Meltem Demirors

Chief Strategy Officer, CoinShares

Since she first joined the cryptocurrency industry in 2015, Ms. Demirors has been actively managing and leading investment firms; supporting and advising founders building early stage companies; and leveraging her experience and network to accelerate the growth of the crypto asset class and the firms developing it. In her role at CoinShares, a digital asset manager with $1 Bn in assets under management, Ms. Demirors oversees strategy, and focuses on developing and managing the active strategies portfolio to provide institutional investors with thematic, risk-managed exposure to the emerging crypto asset ecosystem. In addition, she serves as the managing director of the firm’s US operations. Ms. Demirors holds a BA in Mathematical Economics from Rice University, and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. She actively lectures at the MIT Media Lab and the Oxford Saïd Business School.
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