Nakul Shah

Founder, Sate Development

Nakul is the Founder and Director of Sate Development – India’s leading Bitcoin/Blockchain Company. He is a regular speaker at conferences across the globe, on topics of Bitcoin, Blockchain and crypto-technology, and is a longtime creative thought leader in financial markets, technology and innovation. His portfolio includes UK based secure messaging application, cryptocurrency exchange and hosted mining services, Singapore domiciled blockchain powered infrastructure financing platform, Canadian security firm using distributed ledger technology, US based travel and eCommerce portal powered by crypto tokens, and many more. Nakul is also a blockchain partner at the world’s largest Blockchain Consulting Group – International Blockchain Consulting (IBC). He has multiple years of experience in research, development and deployment of solutions using Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology. Besides creating enterprise solutions, he also provides training, consultancy and development services, helping clients de-mystify the technology and understand how organisations can leverage its key features. In addition to authoring research reports on crypto technology and developing PoCs for banks and governments globally, Nakul has assisted HNIs and companies in establishing bitcoin exchanges, wallets, mining farms, mining pools, hosted mining services and crypto-currencies. Nakul actively works with companies across UK, USA, Canada and Asia in developing and launching Initial Coin Offering (ICOs/ITOs). Nakul has played a significant role in the adoption and application of technology. He started his career at State Street Corporation in Boston, which is the biggest and oldest provider of mutual fund, pension processing and asset custody services. He initiated the use of advanced statistical and technical tools in the field of socially responsible investment while conducting research on a $170 Billion portfolio. Nakul also served as an integral part of the wealth management team at Charles River Development, whose software supports over $25 Trillion in assets. Playing a critical role in the development and marketing of CRD’s wealth solution that was sold to a leading financial institution in USA, he helped quadruple the firm’s largest annual contract value. While executing independent consulting assignments, he advised a leading sustainability firm on the policies of several Fortune500 companies. As part of CSR, Nakul does pro bono work as a mentor at Startupbootcamp – Mumbai. Nakul is trained in Bitcoin and Blockchain from South Africa and holds a Masters degree in Financial Engineering from The University of Michigan Ann Arbor, USA.