Ledger Enterprise Solutions purpose

Enabling the digital asset industry to become a multi-trillion industry

We are enablers. Our mission is to deliver state-of-the-art digital asset custody technology, as a platform and a suite of services for the digital asset industry.

Since 2018, we have been striving to provide the leading technology solutions to manage, grow and secure critical digital assets to businesses of any size, from new crypto funds to large traditional financial institutions. Ever since, we thrive to offer the best security component to institutional investors, by protecting their client's funds from cyber attacks, internal collusion, or human errors.

To do so, we provide our clients with the most secure & cost-effective cloud-based solutions and offer them our unique expertise in the security and digital asset industry.

Ledger Enterprise Solutions: we handle the security technology so that you can focus on your core business.


Our Journey


$1.5M seed round. Ledger launch by eight experts with complementary backgrounds in embedded security, cryptocurrencies, and entrepreneurship.

March 2017

$8M Serie A.

January 2018

$75M Series B Led by Draper Esprit.

May 2018

Ledger Vault Launch providing unprecedented digital asset security to institutional investors.

November 2019

Ledger Vault Obtains Groundbreaking Custom Crime Insurance Policy of $150M designed with Marsh and Arch.

June 2020

Nomura, CoinShares, and Ledger launch Komainu, a digital asset custody business for institutional investors.

September 2020

Friedman LLP Grants SOC 2 Type I Certification to Ledger Vault.

October 2020

Ledger Vault introduces its API allowing users to integrate the Vault directly with their back-ends.

March 2021

Ledger launches the Ledger Enterprise Solutions Division for infrastructures, financial institutions, and professional investors to support the institutionalization of the crypto assets industry.

Leadership Team

Pascal Gauthier

Chief Executive Officer

Pascal started his career at Kelkoo, a price comparison service acquired by Yahoo for EUR 475 million in 2004. He then joined the advertising company Criteo in 2008 where he worked for five years as COO, being instrumental in the pivot to advertising, which led to the company’s global expansion towards a EUR 2.17 billion market capitalization.

Before being CEO at Ledger, Pascal worked as Venture Partner in Mosaic Ventures, a London-based venture capital firm focusing on Series A stage companies. Pascal is also non-executive chairman of Kaiko, a financial data website on Bitcoin.

Pascal Gauthier

Jean-Michel Pailhon

VP Business Solutions

Jean-Michel heads the enterprise division of Ledger.

Jean-Michel is a seasoned executive from the traditional financial industry, working for Euronext (Paris stock exchange) and the New York Stock Exchange, where he held various positions covering Equity Research, Strategy, M&A, and IPO.

In 2016 and 2017, Jean-Michel has served as an advisor to capital market technology firms, venture capital funds, and is a founding member of France FinTech, the French Association of Fintech companies.

Jean-Michel Pailhon

Matt Johnson

Chief Information Security Officer

Matt started his professional career with the Australian Federal Police in Canberra, Australia.

Matt has spent more than 20 years with a specific focus on Information Security and Cyber Security alongside physical security. Before being CISO at Ledger, Matt was the Group Chief Security Officer for Ingenico and the Director of Cybersecurity for Visa Europe.

Matt Johnson

Alexandre Lemarchand

VP Global Sales & Partnerships

Alexandre is a strategic leader with over two decades of experience in FinTech effectively growing and managing sales and customer retention. Alexandre joined Ledger following 12 years at Microsoft, where he was most recently a Director of Partner Strategy and Business Development.

Prior to his time at Microsoft, he spent time in the U.S. working for software sales companies where he focused on business development.

Alexandre is now responsible for driving revenue, developing partnerships, and executing Ledger Enterprise Solutions worldwide business strategy.

Alexandre Lemarchand

Alex Zinder

VP Engineering

Alex is the VP Engineering of Ledger Enterprise Solutions bringing more than 15 years of experience in driving the adoption of emerging technologies in major financial services organizations like Nasdaq.

More recently, Alex was working on the next generation of digital capital markets infrastructure in a senior advisor and head of architecture role at SIX Digital Exchange. Alex holds multiple patents in distributed systems and is responsible for the software development and delivery organization, building enterprise-grade digital custody solutions.

Alex Zinder

Laurent Castillo

VP Technical Architecture

Laurent brings two decades of experience in building innovative solutions, digital security, and embedded systems to Ledger. He is joining us from Thales Digital Identity and Security where he was technical Advisor and in charge of the Software Innovation Labs, most recently building Thales Blockchain and Identity verification offers.

He is now leading the Architect team, in charge of ensuring Ledger product lines achieve the highest level of quality for software design and engineering development principles.

Laurent Castillo