Shobhit Maini

Shobhit Maini

Co-head of Digital Assets, Global Markets, Citi

Shobhit is the co-head of Digital Assets for Global Markets at Citigroup. He is responsible for Digital Assets/Blockchain strategy and its execution for Global Markets business (FY22 Revenue: $19Bn), and oversees product initiatives and capabilities development for Cryptocurrencies, Tokenization, Digital Currencies, and Enterprise Blockchain for the business. Shobhit also leads engagement with institutional investors, corporates, fintechs and regulators on Digital Assets.

He is among the earliest Digital Assets intrapreneurs at Citigroup having founded 2 internal digital asset initiatives through Citi’s internal incubator. He was also the architect and co-author of Citi’s seminal report on cryptocurrencies ‘Bitcoin: At the Tipping Point’, Citi’s second most read public report of all time. 

Shobhit has worked across Financial Services and Technology in a variety of roles spanning Capital Markets, Strategy, M&A, Equities Research, and Engineering across developed and emerging markets. He started his career as a software developer working on the second largest open source software project at the time. Shobhit holds an electrical engineering degree from Indian Institute of Technology Madras and an MBA from IESE Business School.

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