Pavel is a firm advocate for the mass adoption of cryptocurrencies, and in 2014, co-founded Wirex, a crypto payments platform, as a solution to the then complex process of buying crypto. He brings 15 years of experience in software development and IT management from his previous work at Barclays Capital, Morgan Stanley and BNP Paribas. He has published numerous articles in key international publications from City A.M. to Asia Times, and is a highly sought-after speaker at blockchain and payments conferences around the world, having spoken at Money 20/20 Europe, Paris Fintech Forum and Finsum Japan on topics including cryptocurrency, fintech, business and the economy.
At Wirex, Pavel leads a team of over 300 dedicated and engaged employees, including over 100 highly skilled engineers and developers based in Eastern Europe. He is responsible for the high-level functioning and growth of the company, focusing on new product development and platform evolution.