Ashwin Kumar

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Ashwin Kumar
Occupation Global Head of Product Development
Employer Deutsche Boerse Group
Location London
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Ashwin Kumar is a hedge fund, bank and exchange executive who currently serves as the global head of product development at Deutsche Boerse Group. He took over that role on Sept. 1, 2015.

In addition to overseeing a wide range of products, he also oversees the company's distributed ledger (blockchain) projects. [1]


Before joining Deutsche Boerse, Kumar was a founding partner of hedge funds Meru Capital and Old Lane. He also held management positions at Bank of America and Citibank, among others.[2]


Kumar holds a bachelor of science degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana in industrial management and industrial engineering. He also holds a masters of business administration from the University of Chicago in finance.


  1. Deutsche Boerse Reveals Three 'Pillars' of Its Pervasive Blockchain Integration. Coindesk.
  2. MOVES-Deutsche Boerse names Ashwin Kumar as head of product development. Reuters.