B2C2: The Rise of OTC Trading in the Crypto Sector

Gillespie joined B2C2 in 2018 to lead the firm’s expansion in Asia, successfully securing B2C2’s position as the number one foreign crypto liquidity provider in Japan

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Phillip Gillespie, Co-CEO of B2C2 at Blockworks DAS London 2021 event; Source: Blockworks

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In this video, Blockworks’ “Forward Guidance” podcast host Jack Farley sat down with Phillip Gillespie, Co-CEO of B2C2, at Blockworks’ Digital Asset Summit in London to talk about the rise of over-the-counter (OTC) trading in the digital asset sector.

Gillespie joined B2C2 in 2018 to lead the firm’s expansion in Asia, successfully securing B2C2’s position as the number one foreign crypto liquidity provider in Japan. In 2020, B2C2 was acquired by the Japanese financial group SBI.

Previously, Gillespie worked at Goldman Sachs where he oversaw the FX G10 business and commodities trading for EMEA, as part of the systematic market-making team. Prior to that, he was an FX voice and systematic trader at Barclays and JPMorgan.

Gillespie holds a BSc in Industrial and System Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MSc in Financial Engineering from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

Watch the full interview below.


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