Mark Kepeneghian is the CEO and founder of Kriptown, the European Neo- Exchange for SMEs. This market infrastructure is distinguished by its unified operation, its efficiency with instant settlement, and its commitment to SMEs. Mark is also a member of the Board of Directors of France FinTech, an association supporting and defending the interests of French fintechs. Mark also contributes to Paris Europlace, leading the DLT TSS working group, contributing to the renewal of European infrastructures. He is Vice-President of the VASP committee at ADAN, an organisation dedicated to the development of digital assets in France. Head of the AFG sub-group on new settlement assets, exploring the contribution of CBDCs, Stablecoin and other tokenised currencies for Asset Managers. He also participates in the AMAFI working group on Digital Assets. In parallel to his engagements, Mark is an investor in several start-ups.