Krishna Hegde


Krishna is CEO & Co-Founder of PYOR, and organisation with a mission to accelerate global institutional investor participation in digital assets by enabling high fidelity insights and data.

Before founding PYOR, Krishna worked at CoinSwitch, India’s largest crypto platform, leading new initiatives and setting up CoinSwitch Labs (an in-house incubator for new products). Prior to CoinSwitch, Krishna pioneered several financial products used by tens of millions of users across Indian fintech platforms including Digital Gold, Postpaid, Microinsurance. These innovations were delivered while working at organisations like Paytm & Setu.

Krishna shifted to Indian fintech in 2016 after a decade in credit research across Lehman Brothers in New York and Barclays in Singapore. He was featured in Asset Magazine Hall of Fame 2016.

He graduated with a degree in Computer Science from BITS Pilani and has an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

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