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Max Boonen

CEO & Founder, B2C2

Max is CEO and Founder of B2C2, one of the largest cryptocurrency liquidity providers and the leader in electronic OTC trading.  B2C2 is trusted by retail brokerages, exchanges, banks and fund managers to provide 24/7 liquidity.  Founded in 2015, the firm is headquartered in the UK, with offices in London, Jersey City and Tokyo.  UK subsidiary B2C2 OTC Ltd. is authorised and regulated by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority.  Prior to establishing B2C2, Max was a trader at Goldman Sachs in the Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities division in London.

What is it about FinTech that excites you?

The possibility of improving operational processes through technology where incumbents have failed to do so on account of their size and legacy systems.

What do you enjoy doing in your time away from work?

I like to play with my two cats!

What is the biggest change that you have witnessed in the sector over the past 12 months?

Margin compression.

Who would be your top 3 dinner party guests and why?

Jean Monnet, Steven Pinker and Pieter Bruegel, but not together.