Stephen Young

Stephen Young

Stephen Young

Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Coindirect

Stephen is the Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Coindirect. He has been building products for financial organisations since 1999. His career started in the UK as a software consultant and since then has built software for large international banks, asset managers and fintech startups. His broad work experience as a software architect, marketing manager and design team lead at a large asset manager, along with a 2-year stint at a fintech startup and a long-time interest in Bitcoin make him perfect for the role of product lead. Stephen leads the design of the platform and its services.

Coindirect accelerates African cryptocurrency adoption by building a bridge between the decentralised world of crypto and the centralised world of traditional finance.