VP, DeFi

VP, DeFi

Job Category

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

This position has been closed

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 7000+ applications hosted, 1B+ total transactions processed, ~100M+ unique user addresses, and $5B+ in assets secured.


We are looking to hire a senior management level executive 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 team.


Manage a 10 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.

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.


8-10 years of experience in traditional banking, financial services or web2 software companies in business development, operations or general management vertical leadership.

6-7 years of experience in top consulting firms like MBB focussed on technology and financial services sector.

4-5 years of experience as co-founder/founding team member of a high growth startup.


Work from anywhere (Remote first)

Flexible working hours

Flexible vacation policy

Competitive Salary

Polygon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Similar roles

Job Board

Account Manager at Polygon Studios
Associate, Developer Relations
Associate, Ecosystem Development
Business and Ecosystem Development
Business Development
Business Development Lead - Financial Services at Aptos
Business Development Lead - Gaming at Aptos
Business Development Lead - Media, Entertainment, & Social Networks at Aptos
Business development manager (DeFi) at Origin
Business Development Manager - Ethereum at Magic Eden
Business Development Representative
Business Development Representative at Pocket Network
Business Development Guild at DIA DAO
CeFi Business Development Manager at Lido DAO
DeFi Business Development Manager at Lido DAO
Director of Platform Business Development at Polygon Studios
Director, Developer Relations
Head of Gaming at Magic Eden
Minister of Industry
Payments Lead at Polygon
Protocol Business Development Manager
Strategic Partnerships Manager at Polygon Studios
Technical Partner Success Manager at Polygon
Vice President - Business Development (APAC) at Polygon
Web3/Crypto Business Development Manager at ClubRare

Join our Talent Match network to find your next job or contributor role.