Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson

Formal First Name

Kevin Johnson is Vice President of Institutional Sales and Trading at Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. He oversees the platform's specialty sales division covering developers and protocols, and builds institutional trading services for prime brokerage clients. Prior to joining Coinbase, he was COO of the crypto prime broker Tagomi, which was acquired by Coinbase in 2020. He was one of the co-founders and key executives of Tagomi, leading the broker in providing smart order routing, liquidity aggregation, and best execution practices to institutional clients. He has also held various technical and management positions at Citadel, Two Sigma and Getco/KCG across an 18 year career in financial services.

Professional Experience

Academic History



  • He appeared as a guest in the 2023 Real Vision Festival of Learning.