RAKESH GIDWANI

Partner & Chief Technology Officer
Etraveli Group-RAKESH GIDWANI
BASED IN:
New York
Focus:
TradFi / DeFi, Blockchain Infrastructure, Decentralized Compute, Generative AI

Rakesh Gidwani is an accomplished technology leader with over 20 years of extensive experience delivering software products at scale. He has spent much of his career building software solutions for financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Two Sigma. He has also worked as a technology leader at Jet.com, an eCommerce startup that Walmart acquired for $3 Billion.

Most recently, Rakesh was the Chief Technology Officer at Voyager Digital, a consumer-focused crypto brokerage platform. At Voyager Digital, he led the evolution of its platform and systems and managed to scale a global engineering team across N. America, Lat. America, Europe, and India. During his tenure at Voyager, he launched several consumer-facing products such as crypto-backed debit cards, loyalty programs, etc.

He holds a Master’s in Computer Science from Clemson University and an MBA in entrepreneurship and finance from NYU Stern School of Business.