Dr. Arthur Vayloyan

CEO and Member of the Board
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Arthur Vayloyan is the CEO and a Board Member at Bitcoin Suisse AG, a leading financial service provider specializing in crypto assets. Throughout his 25+ year career, Arthur has established himself as a thought leader and an innovative pioneer in the world of finance, private banking, and microfinance.In 2017, as Global Head of Products and Member of the Executive Board at Falcon Private Bank, Arthur and his team launched the first, fully-regulated, FINMA-approved private banking offering in Europe for direct investments in cryptocurrencies.

Prior to this, Arthur held several senior positions at Credit Suisse including Global Head of Investment Services and Products, Head of Private Banking Switzerland, and Head of Latin America. For ten years, he served as a Private Banking Divisional Board Member. At Credit Suisse, Arthur spearheaded the creation of the award-winning Credit Suisse advisory process. He additionally led Credit Suisse to launch the first Microfinance Initiative in 2003 and opened the first Microfinance Fund for public distribution. Arthur has served as a Board Member and Advisor at responsAbility Investments AG, a specialist impact investment asset manager.

Arthur’s passion for finance and positive societal impact has led him to speak at the UN during its International Year of Microcredit and to organize exchanges with luminaries including Nobel Peace Prize Winner Professor Muhammad Yunus, The Black Swan book author Nassim Taleb, and Ray Kurzweil, author of The Singularity Is Near.

Arthur earned a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Berne and an MBA from INSEAD.

Professional History

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    CEO

    Bitcoin Suisse AG Nov. 2017 - Present
    Founded in 2013, Bitcoin Suisse AG is a crypto-financial services pioneer. It has helped to shape the crypto- and blockchain-ecosystem in Switzerland and has been a driving force in the development of the 'Crypto Valley' and 'Crypto Nation Switzerland'. As a regulated Swiss financial intermediary (SRO – VQF member) since 2014, Bitcoin Suisse has become a market leader in prime brokerage, custody, lending, staking, tokenization, and other crypto-financial services catered to the needs of private,
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    Global Head Products & Services

    Falcon Private Bank Ltd. Nov. 2016 - Nov. 2017
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    Board Member

    responsAbility Investments AG Jan. 2006 - Juni 2015
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    Head Private Banking Switzerland & Global EAM

    Credit Suisse Sept. 2011 - Dez. 2012
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    Global Head Investment Services and Products & EAM

    Credit Suisse Jan. 2006 - Auf. 2011
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    Head Private Banking Switzerland & EAM

    Credit Suisse Okt. 2002 - Dez. 2005

Educational History

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    Master of Business Administrations (M.B.A.)

    INSEAD 1995 - 1995
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    Graduate Level, Financial Technology

    Massachussets Institute of Technology 2016 - 2016
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    24 Lectures Introduction to Cryptography

    Ruhr University Bochum 2016 - 2016
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    Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Physical Chemistry

    Universität Bern 1987 - 1991
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