Leigh Travers

CEO Binance Australia

Leigh is the CEO of Binance Australia, Australia’s leading digital asset exchange. Leigh has spent the past 7 years building products and growing networks in the digital asset industry. Leigh was the former CEO of DigitalX Limited (ASX:DCC), the world’s first publicly listed blockchain technology company and served on the Board of Australia’s blockchain industry body, Blockchain Australia.

In his professional career Mr Travers was also involved in a number of fintech-related initiatives including:

  • Created a tech and investment professionals start-up hub in West Perth and be surrounded by amazing companies that went on to raise over $100m and achieve a combined market cap over $1b.  
  • Co-founded a blockchain media company to provide industry news and advocacy for blockchain based businesses.
  • Provided technical, marketing and investor advisory services to multiple crypto startups which went on to achieve unicorn status.

Mr Travers received a degree in Commerce and Communications (majoring in Psychology) from UWA. Mr Travers has continued his education and received a fintech certification at MIT while living in Boston in 2016 as well as a Blockchain Strategy certification from RMIT. More recently, Mr Travers completed the AICD Company Directors Course.