Bobby Zagotta

U.S. CEO & Global Commercial Officer


Bobby Zagotta is the U.S. CEO and Global Commercial Officer of Bitstamp, where he is responsible for continuing to grow the presence of the world’s longest-running crypto exchange.

Bobby joined Bitstamp from Kraken, where he served as the company’s Chief Commercial Officer. At Kraken, he was responsible for strategy, business development, research and analytics, and global growth initiatives. He has a proven track record in launching and expanding new businesses, driving organic and inorganic growth, establishing global markets, and leading transformational change at the enterprise level.

Prior to Kraken, Bobby was a Senior Managing Director, Strategy & Execution for CME Group Inc., a publicly-traded financial exchange and markets operator with a $70 billion market cap. In his five years as a Corporate Officer and member of the firm’s Senior Leadership Team, he helped triple CME Group’s share value and to outperform the S&P 500 by a margin of 2:1.

Bobby Zagotta also co-founded a strategy advisory firm, worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Senior Manager and Principal Consultant and started his career as an engineer at Texas Instruments. His diverse experience makes him uniquely qualified to be a part of building the future of financial services.