Joaquín Ayuso de Paúl is the Head of Crypto at Nium. He currently leads the company’s expansion into embedded financial services for crypto, including crypto investment and crypto acceptance. These solutions enable customers to leverage the power of crypto with the industry’s first platform to combine the power of a trusted payment network with the decentralized and nimble crypto rails.
Prior to joining Nium, Joaquin founded several startups. He is the co-founder and ex-CTO of Tuenti, a private social network often referred to as the “Spanish Facebook”; Kuapay, which developed a secure, mobile, payment method platform in Chile and Colombia; and, Denizen, which according to the Financial Times, provided, “The world’s first global bank account.” He is a frequent industry commentator on the emerging world of Web3.
He holds a Computer Science degree at Instituto Católico de Artes e Industrias (ICAI) in Madrid.