Austin Campbell

Austin Campbell

Formal First Name
Jesse (Austin)

Austin Campbell is the Managing Partner of Zero Knowledge Consulting, an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School, and a partner at Lunaria Group. Campbell has been in the crypto space since 2018, and spent two decades in cash stability products, structured fixed income trading, and reinsurance. He is the former Head of Portfolio Management at Paxos, where he focused on stablecoins and regulation. During his time at Paxos, he also focused on reserve management, financial operations, transparency and financial risk, and strategy for BUSD and USDP. Before that, he was Co-Head of Digital Assets Rates Trading for Citigroup, focused on secured lending, stablecoin reserve risks, and secure custody, trading, and operational implementation. He also served as a portfolio manager and structurer at Stone Ridge, the parent of NYDIG, where he helped design cash management and traditional lending strategies integrating blockchain technology.

Professional Experience

Academic History



  • He was Head of Stable Value Products & Insurance-Linked Solutions & Digital Assets for Rates, where he managed interface between traditional finance and crypto markets.

  • He was Executive Director of Rates Trading at JP Morgan, where he covered stable value wraps, bank-owned life insurance, and other related instruments.

  • He was a Senior Catastrophe Risk Analyst at Collins, where he was in charge of exotic perils modeling and analytics, as well as natural perils.

  • He is an expert in market structure, risk management, and systems design in the crypto space