SVP, DeFi at Polygon
SVP, DeFi at Polygon

SVP, DeFi at Polygon

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Polygon is looking to hire a SVP, DeFi to join the team.

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Polygon is the leading platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development. Its growing suite of products offers developers easy access to all major scaling and infrastructure solutions: L2 solutions (ZK Rollups and Optimistic Rollups), sidechains, hybrid solutions, stand-alone and enterprise chains, data availability solutions, and more. Polygon’s scaling solutions have seen widespread adoption with 20,000+ applications hosted, 1B+ total transactions processed, :140M+ unique user addresses, and $5B+ in assets secured.


We are looking to hire an executive leader to run one of the fastest growing business verticals at Polygon - DeFi (Decentralized Finance). This role directly liaises with the DeFi team and Polygon's wider strategic teams.


Manage a 15 member (fast growing) team of DeFi (Decentralized Finance) and Fintech focussed business owners.

Manage sub-verticals like business development (1000+ clients), marketing and community (2M + reach), legal and payments, social media presence and event management.

Represent, communicate and embody the brand of Polygon DeFi (largest DeFi ecosystem in the blockchain space).

Interface with top VCs, Investment banks, fintechs and credit/lending institutions to further the cause of DeFi adoption and bring financial inclusion to the world via Polygon blockchain.

Partner closely with NFT/Gaming projects and Venture Organization

Own this business vertical in terms of execution, timelines, quality, customer success and engagement.

Ability to manage and delegate high importance tasks in hyper growth and fast paced environment.

Will be responsible to have a deep technical aptitude on Decentralized Finance and our Product/Service capabilities with ability to explain/present and sell these to our clients.


10+ years of experience in traditional banking, Investment Banking, FinTech or Web3 focused companies in business development, operations or general management vertical leadership.

6+ years of experience in agencies/consulting owning multiple portfolios in financial/investment/VC industries

Experience as co-founder/founding team member of a high growth startup.

Experience in the Web3/BlockChain communities

Experience partnering with Gaming/Tech/NFT lines of business

Bonus Skills:

Highly functional, ability to execute multiple projects across different lines of business with little guidance

Ambiguity is a superpower.


This role will be reporting directly to the CEO, and partnering with several C-Suite and Org Level Leaders on a Global scale.

Partial Travel may be required for Events internationally

Globally Remote Leadership Position



Work from anywhere (Remote first)

Flexible working hours

Flexible vacation policy

Competitive Salary

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