Olga Feldmeier is Chief Executive Officer of SMART VALOR, a Switzerland -based blockchain company that is building a decentralized marketplace for tokenized alternative investments . Feldmeier is also known as the " Bitcoin Queen" of Switzerland's Crypto Valley, and is based in Zug .   
Early Life and Education
A native of Ukraine , Feldmeier graduated from Vasyl Stefanyk Subcarpathian National University in 1999 with a Diploma in Economics and Finance , and went on to attend Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich, Germany , from which she received a Diploma in Banking and Finance in 2004.  
From 2004 to 2010 Feldmeier worked as a management consultant in the Financial Services practice of the Boston Consulting Group in Munich. Feldmeier then worked for 18 months in London as a Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Barclays Investment Bank , before moving to Zürich where she served as an Executive Director in the Wealth Management division of UBS . It was during her time in Zürich that Feldmeier first became interested in cryptocurrencies , and she helped establish Switzerland's Crypto Valley initiative. Feldmeier left UBS in 2014, and in 2015 joined Xapo , a multicurrency wallet provider, as its Commerical Managing Partner responsible for the Swiss market. Feldmeier left Xapo in early 2017 to co-found SMART VALOR, a blockchain company that is building a decentralized marketplace for tokenized alternative investments, where she also serves as CEO .