Brett Tejpaul

Brett Tejpaul

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Brett Tejpaul is Head of Institutional Sales, Trading, Custody, and Prime Services at Coinbase, where he makes connections between traditional finance and the crypto economy. He leads the focus on the continued institutionalization of crypto, introducing new features and services and continuing to educate the institutional community. Tejpaul is an experienced business builder and innovator with over 20 years of experience accelerating revenue growth with institutional clients and mobilizing fintech companies. He spent 17 years at Barclays in various leadership roles including Global Head of Sales across all of fixed income and equities. He also pioneered Barclays' first "Head of Digital" role, which included managing fintech venture investments. Before that, he held leadership roles in Sales, trading, and structuring at JP Morgan, innovating credit derivatives and structuring platforms. Today, Tejpaul serves on the advisory board of, helping them scale their AI based hiring and retention platform for financial services.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Tejpaul led the adoption of new technologies and the transformation of existing platforms, including the creation of a digital bank prototype.

  • As Global Head of Sales, he hired and developed large teams while incubating and launching multiple lines of business.

  • He managed an institutional salesforce for approximately 2,000 people, which generated ~$8bn in client revenue.

  • He engaged with top institutional clients, increasing revenue and improving returns. He also built a market-leading credit business.


  • Tejpaul has been featured in various financial media outlets and publications.

  • He has also appeared as a guest on Real Vision.