Vytautas Karalevicius

About Me

Blockchain expert

I am co-founder of SpectroCoin and PhD researcher in blockchain technology

Since 2012 I am actively involved in cryptocurrency and blockchain space. In 2012, we have started SpectroCoin, which now is a leading cryptocurrency wallet, exchange and payment processor with more than 1,000,000 clients.

To leverage my knowledge and interest in this space, in 2015 I have started my PhD at the KU Leuven (Belgium). My research is focused on determinants of cryptocurrency price as well as adoption of blockchain technology for financial markets.

Experience

Responsive Design

Cryptocurrencies

Deep knowledge of economic and technological aspects of Bitcoin, DASH, Etheraum, XEM and other cryptocurrencies.

Copywriter

Blockchain

Critical view of potential blockchain technology's applications. Defining blockchain technology as a set of different technologies to eliminate intermediaries.

E-Commerce

Financial Technology

Business experience based understanding of processes and business cases of technology driven financial solutions.

Management

Management

Experience of managing 100+ team members working in a group of companies.

Projects

spectrocoin
bankera

Resume

Education

2015 - Now

KU Leuven

PhD in Cryptocurrency

Research topics include applications of blockchain technologies for financial markets and pricing of cryptocurrencies.

2011-2012

Cambridge University

MPhil Finance

Studied various aspects of asset pricing including fundamental research as well as econometrics.

2008 - 2011

Durham University

BA (Hons) Business Finance

Top student in the course. First-class degree awarded. Final thesis focused on the momentum investment strategies.

Experience

Dec 2012 - Now

SpectroCoin

CEO & Co-Founder

Cryptocurrency exchange, wallet and payment processor with more than 870,000 clients and 80+ team members.

May 2017 - Now

Bankera

Co-founder

Banking for the blockchain era solution. Soon to offer exchange and wallet.

Feb 2015 - Now

Pervesk

Chairman & Co-founder

Licensed European Electronic Money Institution

Apr 2013 - Dec 2013

Civitta

Analyst

Consulted companies in telecommunications, energy sectors as well as government institutions.

Jun 2010 - Sep 2010

Bloomberg L.P.

Financial Analytics and Sales Intern

Worked in CEE sales team as well as in financial analytics department

Finance knowledge

Cryptocurrencies

Payments

Banking

Asset pricing

IT knowledge

JAVA

SQL

PHP

Python

R

Blog

My thoughts and ideas regarding financial world
Soon

Contact

Get in Touch

Get in Touch

Please do not hesitate to contact me regarding esearch questions, potential partnerships or speaking opportunities.

Amsterdam, Netherlands
vytautas@spectrocoin.com
+442037695474 (Office phone)
Available to speak at events