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Walter Hessert

Walter Hessert

Head of Strategy, Paxos

https://www.paxos.com/

Walter Hessert is an experienced entrepreneur and strategist, with a decade building software businesses in highly regulated industries. He joined Paxos in mid-2018 and leads strategy and partnerships. Before joining Paxos, he was co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Derby Games, a leading regulated gambling company based in NYC.   Walter worked closely with regulators to get approvals and licenses to operate in 37 states and multiple international jurisdictions, led negotiations with operators globally to gain access to live racing content from over 200 race tracks around the world and worked with leading US tech companies such as Facebook and PayPal as a launch partner for their expansion in to serving real money gaming.  After Derby Games, Walter built a software development studio based in Yerevan, Armenia.  Walter holds a BA in Political Science from Notre Dame.