Nukkleus adds Jamie Khurshid as COO

Nukkleus Inc. has announced that effective August 2, 2021, Jamie Khurshid was appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company.

Jamie Khurshid  was an investment banker for over 20 years at Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and Royal Bank of Scotland before joining Cinnober Financial Technology. Cinnober is a leading independent exchange and clearing house technology provider, where as a senior partner Mr. Khurshid served from 2013 to 2018. In 2018, Mr. Khurshid co-founded digitalRFQ, a leading digital asset execution service.

From 2020 through 2021, Mr. Khurshid served as the COO of Droit Financial Technology, an enterprise technology firm. Since 2021, Mr. Khurshid has served as CEO of Jacobi Asset Management, Europe’s first Bitcoin ETF founded by Mr. Khurshid. In 1997, Mr. Khurshid graduated from the University of Reading with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science. Mr. Khurshid was voted by financial news as one of the top 40 under 40 in European trading and technology (2014) and ranked in the ‘Exchange invest’ Top 1000 most influential people in global financial markets in 2017.

Nukkleus is a company controlled by Emil Assentato, previously the Chief Executive Officer of Tradition North America and one of the founding shareholders of FXDD in 2002. Nukkleus has transitioned recently from FX services and tech to digital exchanges and payments.

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