Metaco

The foundation for digital assets

Metaco transforms the financial services industry by building the digital asset infrastructure.

About us

METACO is the leading provider of security-critical infrastructure enabling financial institutions to enter the digital asset ecosystem. The company is trusted by top banks, exchanges and infrastructure providers globally.

Founded in 2015, METACO brings together a diverse team of industry specialists in software, security, cryptography and banking to transform the financial services industry. The company is deeply integrated into the banking sector through a growing network of strategic partners and institutional shareholders.

METACO, The foundation for digital assets

Our shareholders

Backed by major institutions

Board of Directors

Adrien
Treccani

METACO SA,
Founder & CEO
Francisco Fernandez

Francisco Fernandez

Avaloq AG,
Founder & Chairman

Alex
Manson

SC Ventures,
GLOBAL HEAD
Olivier Laplace

Olivier
Laplace

Post CH AG,
Investment Director

Alain
Ries

METACO SA,
Chairman

Our mission

At METACO, we lay the foundations to transform the financial services industry by building the digital asset infrastructure that will revolutionize finance for generations to come.

Our values

Integrity, Quality, Passion. At METACO we put our customers first. We strive to deliver best-in-class products and services that help our clients achieve customer and business success.

Our mission

At METACO, we lay the foundations to transform the financial services industry by building the digital asset infrastructure that will revolutionize finance for generations to come.

Our values

Integrity, Quality, Passion. At METACO we put our customers first. We strive to deliver best-in-class products and services that help our clients achieve customer and business success.

Management team

Adrien Treccani, Ph.D.

CEO & Founder

Jessica More

HEAD OF STAFF

Seamus Donoghue

VP Sales & Business Development

Nicolas Dorier

VP Digital Currencies & Founder

Vincent Bouzon

VP Engineering

Vincent Kobel

VP Cyber Security

Alexander Manolov

VP PRODUCT

Ilanit Oshri, MBA

VP Customer Success

Johannes Kaske

SALES DIRECTOR, GERMANY

Patrick Bonhoure, Ph.D.

UX RESEARCHER
/ CUSTOMER SUCCESS

David Fenand

Chief
Financial Officer

Cindy Cocozza

TALENT ACQUISITION
MANAGER

Location

METACO’s global headquarters are based in the historic city of Lausanne, Switzerland,  with hubs located in Germany and Singapore.

Our network

METACO is proud to be a member of a number of organisations transforming the financial services industry through the regulated and responsible development of distributed ledger technology.

Adrien Treccani, Ph.D.

Adrien Treccani, Ph.D.

CEO & Co-Founder
Adrien founded METACO in 2015 and now serves as CEO. He is a leading software engineer specialised in high performance computing and financial engineering. A PhD graduate of the Swiss Finance Institute where his doctoral thesis conducted a High-Frequency Jump Analysis of the Bitcoin Market, he has been an active member of the fintech community since 2012, and has advised numerous banks, hedge funds and associations on distributed ledger technology. He lectures at the École Polytechnique de Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Lausanne in cryptography and the financial applications of blockchain and has been published in leading international peer-reviewed finance journals.

Jessica More

Head of Staff

Jessica is Head of Staff at METACO, where she is responsible for the management of the HR and Administration departments. She also acts as a supervisor in the areas of finance and communication, and directly supports the Executive Board and Board of Directors.

Jessica has over ten years experience in HR, administration and analytical reporting at a management level for IT services companies. She previously worked as an Executive Assistant for the consulting group, Simalaya, which grew from 25 to 100 employees, and was acquired by IT consulting giant Sword Group. Jessica actively supported the operations side of this transition and led the administration of multiple units including payroll, invoicing, analytical reporting as well as directly assisting the Managing Director.

Seamus Donoghue

Vp Sales & Business Development
Seamus has extensive domain expertise in investment banking, wealth management, commodities and crypto markets that spans market structure, regulation and technology. He spent 20 years building and managing trading operations across all the global financial centres with JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Barclays and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Since 2011 he has been active as a founder, leader, and investor in fintech and crypto projects including founding Allocated Bullion Solutions, an award winning open architecture technology platform for wholesale precious metals risk management and distribution automation, and as the Asia managing director of the Swiss digital asset exchange Lykke.

Nicolas Dorier

VP Digital Currencies & Founder
Nicolas founded METACO in 2015 and now serves as VP of Digital Currencies. A prolific decentralized systems software developer and open-source advocate, Nicolas has been active in the Bitcoin community since 2014. Prior to co-founding METACO, he built the comprehensive bitcoin library NBitcoin and has co-authored the pioneering coursebook in distributed systems, Programming the Blockchain in C#. He has contributed to several Bitcoin projects, including Bitcoin Core, and previously founded BTCPay Server, an open-source payment processor used by thousands of merchants globally.
Vincent Bouzon METACO

Vincent Bouzon

VP Engineering

Vincent is VP of Engineering at METACO. He has 10+ years experience in managing engineering teams across industries, including finance, health and security. This vast expertise has enabled him to create scalable environments to fit market needs. As a former developer, Vincent started his career at Arcan Systems, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) company in the healthcare space. As CTO, he led the engineering team’s research and development, and then subsequently served as CEO, where he created and led the organization’s growth strategy. Prior to joining METACO, Vincent held senior positions at Up Group and Sodexo, two established money issuance companies delivering new payment methods. Vincent has been passionate about IT development and security since his childhood, which has transformed to a keen interest in cryptocurrency and distributed systems.

Vincent Kobel

VP Cyber Security
Vincent is a cybersecurity specialist with an extensive background developing distributed ledger technology and cryptographic systems. He has previously worked as a cybersecurity engineer at Kudelski Security where he focused on conducting global security audits and building critical environment architecture.
Alex Manolov VP Product METACO

Alexander Manolov

VP PRODUCT

Alex is VP of Product at METACO, where he leads on development and innovation across METACO’s suite of products.

With over 20 years experience in leading product development, innovation and digital transformation across multiple industries, Alex has a proven track record of understanding customer needs, defining and implementing digital strategies, and bringing new products to market. He previously worked as a Senior Product Manager at Expedia, where he helped build one of the largest online travel marketplaces in the world.

Alex has an MBA from the International Institute for Management Development, a Master in Computer Science from Sofia University, and has also graduated from the Digital Business Leadership Program at Columbia Business School.

Ilanit Oshri

VP Customer Success
Ilanit is an experienced program and change manager, with over 13 years experience in leading global banking projects, she is highly specialized in the domains of fintech, banking regulations, and digital assets. She has previously worked as a Product & Program Manager at Standard Chartered Bank, where she led the design and delivery of complex technology platforms for Wealth Management and Corporate Clients, and has also held management roles at Credit Suisse where she was responsible for designing strategic change management regulatory frameworks in the APAC region.
Johannes Kaske METACO

Johannes Kaske

SALES DIRECTOR, GERMANY
Johannes currently leads business development for METACO in the German market and more broadly within the region. He brings over 10 years of experience spanning banking and wealth management, blockchain and internet platform companies, where he held various roles, from consulting, managing director to actually being a co-founder. Johannes holds a B.Sc. from Universität Passau in Accounting, Finance and Taxation and a M.Sc. from ESADE Business School in International Management.
Patrick Bonhoure UX Researcher METACO

Patrick Bonhoure, Ph.D.

UX RESEARCHER & CUSTOMER SUCCESS MANAGER

Patrick is a seasoned UX researcher and designer and also a customer training and support manager at METACO.

He brings over 15 years of experience working as a Project Director across different industries, namely being in charge of user experience design at Valeo, a leading smart technology company for the automotive indutry and, more recently, leading design for the Virtual Reality experience at Hovve, a digital platform for the real-estate market.

Patrick holds two Master’s degrees from Université de Technologie de Compiègne (UTC), Industrial and Product Design and Cultural Studis, as well as a Ph.D. in Ergonomics and Industrial Design, also from the same university.

David Fenand

Chief Financial Officer
David serves as CFO at METACO. David has nearly 30 years of experience in the software, robotics and real estate sectors. His background includes 20 years as CFO and legal advisor at leading Swiss technology startup companies focusing on growth strategies, as well as 12 years as co-founder and executive chairman of Lysis SA, a leading worldwide digital content platform. He previously co-founded and is a current board member of Finlab SA, a software company focused on the development of investment management applications for asset managers.
Cindy Cocozza Talent Acquisition METACO

Cindy Cocozza

TALENT ACQUISITION MANAGER

Cindy is Talent Acquisition Manager at METACO. As an experienced recruitment and HR manager, she is highly specialized in the acquisition of leading IT engineers. 

With over six years of experience in recruitment, she previously worked for international consulting, services and software company, Sword, where she managed the recruitment, onboarding and mentoring processes for experienced engineers in the areas of software development and project management. Cindy graduated from L’Institut de Gestion Sociale (IGS) in Paris with a Master in Human Resources.

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