Gemini crypto exchange enters India; set to open second largest engineering hub in Gurugram

Pravjit Tiwana Appointed CEO of Gemini Asia Pacific to Lead Expansion in India and Singapore.

Gemini crypto exchange enters India; set to open second largest engineering hub in Gurugram

Friday April 21, 2023,

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US-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini is expanding its global engineering operations by opening a new office in Gurugram with plans to make India it's second largest engineering hub.

Gemini's engineering, design, and operations teams in India will work on developing core platform fundamentals in the area of compliance, data pipelines and warehousing, security, and payments, along with building new feature sets for their NFT and crypto asset marketplaces, the company said in a statement.

It is actively hiring software engineers and technical product managers for its Gurgaon office, along with builders to work on DeFi (Decentralised Finance), NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens), DAOs (Decentralised Autonomous Organisations) and Web3.

This move to India is as part of its plans for international growth in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, with Pravjit Tiwana named CEO of Gemini APAC.

Tiwana will be responsible for launching and expanding Gemini's products and services in the region, leading the go-to-market (GTM) organization, and owning the profit and loss (P&L) for the region.

The company will be building out product and engineering teams in India, while also expanding its business teams in India and Singapore to execute GTM strategies focused on growing its individual and institutional customer base in the region.

Tiwana, who also serves as Gemini's Global Chief Technology Officer, joined Gemini from Amazon Web Services (AWS), where he was the General Manager of Edge Services, which includes Amazon CloudFront, AWS Edge Computing, and AWS Data Transfer Operations. He also held product and engineering leadership roles at Microsoft and Disney.

Founded by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, Gemini Trust Company, LLC is an American cryptocurrency exchange and custodian regulated by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS).

Edited by Akanksha Sarma