Pankaj Balani is the CEO and founder of Delta Exchange. With over eight years of experience as a business leader and derivatives trader, Pankaj has dedicated the last two years to building Delta Exchange, a next-generation derivatives exchange where traditional financial instruments and cryptocurrency trading intersect. Pankaj has extensive experience in quantitative finance, derivatives and global capital markets through his positions at UBS Investment Bank, Edelweiss Asset Management and Elara Capital. He also led product growth for Purplle.com, an e-commerce business that was recently funded by Goldman Sachs. He graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi with a degree in engineering physics and obtained an MBA from the Indian School of Business.