Co-Founder & CEO
Arthur Hayes is the co-founder and CEO of 100x Group, the holding structure for leading cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform, BitMEX.
Arthur realised the potential to create sophisticated financial products built on cryptocurrencies and in 2014, together with Ben Delo and Sam Reed, launched BitMEX with the vision of creating a fair, effective and highly liquid market. BitMEX has pioneered new financial products such as the XBTUSD perpetual swap product - the most traded cryptocurrency derivatives product of all time.
Recognised as an insightful commentator, Arthur is a prominent personality in the crypto community and has amassed close to 100k followers on Twitter and 900K+ readers to his Crypto Trader Digest industry newsletter.
Arthur is a former equity derivatives trader for Deutsche Bank and was the head ETF Market Maker at Citigroup. He graduated from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.