Arthur Vayloyan MBA'95D
CEO and Board Member, Bitcoin Suisse AG
Arthur Vayloyan is the CEO and a Board Member at Bitcoin Suisse AG, a leading financial service provider specializing in crypto assets. Throughout his 25+ year career, Arthur has established himself as a thought leader and an innovative pioneer in the world of finance, private banking, and microfinance.
In 2017, as Global Head of Products and Member of the Executive Board at Falcon Private Bank, Arthur and his team launched the first, fully-regulated, FINMA-approved private banking offering in Europe for direct investments in cryptocurrencies.
Prior to this, Arthur held several senior positions at Credit Suisse including Global Head of Investment Services and Products, Head of Private Banking Switzerland, and Head of Latin America. For ten years, he served as a Private Banking Divisional Board Member.
At Credit Suisse, Arthur spearheaded the creation of the award-winning Credit Suisse advisory process. He additionally led Credit Suisse to launch the first Microfinance Initiative in 2003 and opened the first Microfinance Fund for public distribution. Arthur has served as a Board Member and Advisor at responsAbility Investments AG, a specialist impact investment asset manager.
Arthur’s passion for finance and positive societal impact has led him to speak at the UN during its International Year of Microcredit and to organize exchanges with luminaries including Nobel Peace Prize Winner Professor Muhammad Yunus, The Black Swan book author Nassim Taleb, and Ray Kurzweil, author of The Singularity Is Near.
Arthur earned a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Berne and an MBA from INSEAD.