Vishal Shah

Senior Trader

Vishal has been an investor in the digital assets arena since 2015, and previously served as head of Principal Investments & Discretionary Trading at Elwood AM – Alan Howard’s flagship crypto investment firm. He oversaw a $100m+ portfolio of strategic & early-stage venture investments into blockchain companies, and built out a multi-million dollar discretionary trading business focusing on strategic risk exposure to delta-1 cryptoassets and derivative instruments.

Vishal has been an early advocate of the institutionalization of digital assets, and frequently engages with key constituents in both the traditional and crypto communities, including regulators, monetary authorities, and thought leaders. He is an op-ed contributor to HFM Weekly, and has authored articles on special-situation opportunities in digital assets.

Previously, Vishal spent 10+ years as an emerging markets derivatives trader at top tier institutions.

Vishal holds a degree in Finance & International Economics from the Stern School of Business at NYU.