CEO and Founder of CloseCross, Vaibhav is leading the development of a decentralised prediction market platform that leverages patented blockchain technology to allow users to engage in multi-party trades on a range of financial benchmarks and events. CloseCross drives collective and democratic participation by significantly reducing the cost and complexities associated with traditional financial markets, and by allowing users to view the predictions that others are making in real-time.
Prior to founding CloseCross, he worked as; Global Head of Strategic Partnerships, Digital Business Development and Global Head of Mergers and Acquisitions at multinational companies, including Syngenta, a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security. Driving corporate development functions in various industries and conglomerates, Vaibhav has held positions at Oerlikon, Unisys and DotComRupees as well as seven years experience in derivative trading. Vaibhav obtained an MBA from INSEAD Business School, France and a Bachelors and Post Graduate Diploma in International Finance from Gujarat University.