Digital Asset Thought Leaders Everyone Should Know

VegaX Holdings Highlights 20 Leaders in Digital Assets EVERYONE Should Know!

Digital Assets are starting to become more mainstream. If you are interested in learning more about them, following thought leaders in the space is one of the best ways. Here is our list of #digitalasset thought leaders everyone should know.

Payments

  1. Jack Dorsey, Chairman and CEO of Square and CEO of Twitter
Twitter: @jack

Company website: https://squareup.com/us/en

Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/joinsquare

Link: https://cointelegraph.com/top-people-in-crypto-and-blockchain/jack-dorsey

Jack Dorsey is a Bitcoin advocate and led Square to obtain a US patent for a Fiat-to-Crypto transaction network. Square integrated bitcoin in 2018 and is striving to support cryptocurrency network development and mass adoption.

2. Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple

Twitter: @bgarlinghouse

Company website: https://ripple.com/xrp/

Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ripple-labs

Link: https://cointelegraph.com/top-people-in-crypto-and-blockchain/brad-garlinghouse

Ripple has been a global leading payment blockchain platform, established partnerships with more than 300+ financial institutions. Brad Garlinghouse is expanding the business to seek more business adoption, better liquidity, and accessibility with its own digital currency, XRP, the fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap.

3. Joseph Lubin, Co-founder of Ethereum and Founder of ConsenSys

Twitter: @ethereumJoseph

Company website: https://consensys.net/

Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/consensus-systems-consensys-

Link: https://consensys.net/about/joseph-lubin-founder-of-consensys/

As a blockchain startup incubator, ConsenSys is dedicated to the decentralization organization of this transforming technology, to enhancing the current Ethereum network and building a mature blockchain industry.

4. Barry Silbert, Founder and CEO of Grayscale Investments

Twitter: @barrysilbert

Company website: https://grayscale.co/

Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/grayscale-investments

Link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/barrysilbert

Grayscale Investments serves as a bridge connecting investors and cryptocurrencies in a friendly and easily accessible manner by developing various cryptocurrency asset classes. Barry Silbert is one of the pioneers of simplifying cryptocurrencies into diverse financial products.

Developers

5. Elizabeth Stark, CEO of Lightning Labs

Twitter: @starkness

Company website: https://lightning.engineering/

Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lightning-labs-inc

Link: https://cointelegraph.com/top-people-in-crypto-and-blockchain/elizabeth-stark

Elizabeth Stark has been leading the team working on Lightning Network, which could enable fast and scalable blockchain transactions within minutes. Lightning Network is a peer-to-peer scaling solution for open blockchains, a layer built on top of open blockchains. A $10 Million funding round will facilitate the expansion of its network, especially for broader usage of cryptocurrency among startups.

6. David Chaum, CEO of Elixxir

Twitter: @chaumdotcom

Company website: https://elixxir.io/

Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/elixxir

Link: https://www.chaum.com/

David Chaum is considered to be an inventor of digital currency protected by cryptography. As a founder of Elixxir, he is developing an anonymous messaging and payments app for wide adoption. Praxxis, the sister project of Elixxir, is in progress to provide a consensus protocol and currency for secure and scalable transactions in a private network.

7. Mark Davey, CEO of IQ Equity and President of The DAM Foundation

Twitter: @digitalassetman

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marketingassetmanagement/

Mark Davey has over 20 years of solid experience and expertise in content marketing, digital strategy, and DAM consultancy. He led IQ Equity to develop the Ten Core Characteristics of a DAM System and analyzes the vendor landscape, which consists of more than 150 companies.

Exchanges

8. Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance

Twitter: @cz_binance

Company website: https://www.binance.com/en

Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/binance

Link: https://cointelegraph.com/top-people-in-crypto-and-blockchain/changpeng-zhao

Binance Exchange, one of the largest and most popular cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, is rapidly building new products and expanding services through strategic partnerships around the world. The average daily trading volume has reached 2 billion and over 1.4 million orders are processed per second on the platform.

9. Brian Armstrong, Founder and CEO of Coinbase

Twitter: @brian_armstrong

Company website: https://www.coinbase.com/

Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/coinbase

Link: https://www.brianarmstrong.org/bio

Coinbase is a global leading cryptocurrency company that provides exchange, brokerage, and custody services to more than 35 million users with more than $7 Billion of assets in custody. Brian is also the co-founder of the GiveCrypto foundation, a charity that has raised $4 million in cryptocurrency donations for people living in poverty.

10. Catherine Coley, CEO Binance.US

Twitter: @cryptocoley

Company Website: https://www.binance.com/en

Company Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/binance-us/

Catherine Coley is the CEO of Binance.US. Previously, Coley was Head of XRP Institutional Liquidity at Ripple. She is the lone female chief of a major crypto exchange. In her role, she has guided Binance.US through the American regulatory process in order to make the service available to customers in 38 states, listing more than 40 different cryptocurrencies — the most of any U.S. exchange. She grew the service’s user base by 82% in March 2020 alone (during COVID)!

Asset Management

11. Michael Novogratz, CEO of Galaxy Digital

Twitter: @novogratz

Company website: https://www.galaxydigital.io/

Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/galaxydigital

Link: https://www.salt.org/bio-novogratz-michael

Galaxy Digital is an investment management firm dedicated to digital assets and blockchain. Michael Novogratz places much emphasis on institutional investors in the cryptocurrency asset markets, which have raised $700 Million to date. He has incorporated some traditional financial services, such as investment banking and venture capital raising, in the digital landscape.

12. Anthony Pompliano, Founder and Partner at Morgan Creek Digital

Twitter:@APompliano

Company Website: https://www.morgancreekcap.com/

Company Linkedin: N/A

Anthony Pompliano is a founder and partner at Morgan Creek Digital, a hedge fund that specializes in blockchain technology and digital assets, and is backed by investment management firm Morgan Creek Capital. He also hosts a podcast called “The Pomp Podcast” where he talks to interesting people in business, finance, and Bitcoin.

Media

13. Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Speaker, host of the podcast “Let’s Talk Bitcoin”

Twitter: @aantonop

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amantonopoulos/

Link: https://aantonop.com/

Andreas is a best-selling author, speaker, and expert in cryptocurrencies and blockchain systems. In 2014, he published the highly sought-after book “Mastering Bitcoin: Unlocking Digital Cryptocurrencies”. Apart from being the host of the podcast “Let’s Talk Bitcoin”, he has authored articles on cloud computing and security and held multiple conferences to educate people on blockchain technology.

14. Henrik de Gyor, Chief Consultant at Another DAM Consultancy

Twitter: @hgg101

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hdegyor

Link: https://henrikdegyor.com/about/

Henrik de Gyor is the Chief Consultant at Another DAM Consultancy, a vendor-agnostic agency that assists and advocates for digital asset management clients. He is best known as a blogger at Another DAM Blog and a podcaster at Another DAM Podcast, where he regularly interviews leading digital asset management professionals and thought leaders to provide a variety of perspectives on the evolving field of DAM.

15. Theresa Regli, Consultant, Speaker, Author, and Blogger

Twitter: @TheresaRegli

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/theresaregli/?originalSubdomain=uk

Link: https://www.theresaregli.com/

Theresa Regli is a 25-year veteran in the IT industry. With a particular focus on Digital Asset Management (DAM) for the last 15 years, she advises C-level executives and DAM project leads on digital strategy, data design, and MarTech stack product selection. Also, she supports the sustainment of digital stewardship and best practices.

16. Tatiana Koffman, Forbes Money and Markets Columnist

Twitter: @tatianakoffman

Company website: https://www.forbes.com/

Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/forbes-magazine/

Tatiana Koffman is known for heading up VC investments for celebrities like the Chainsmokers and Linkin Park. She has spoken on 40+ stages in 12+ countries, with CEOs and government officials as her audience. She guest lectures at UCLA. Koffman’s article in Forbes titled “How China Will Take Over the World’’ got 200,000+ views in its first week of publication, ranking it as the most read article in all of Forbes Money & Markets for the month. Koffman’s articles have also been quoted and used as teaching material at UCLA, Oxford, and Sorbonne University.

Politics

17. Sheila Warren, Head of Blockchain and DLT at World Economic Forum

Twitter: @sheila_warren

Company website: https://www.weforum.org

Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/world-economic-forum/

Link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sheilawarren/

Previously, Sheila Warren was the VP of Strategic Alliances and general counsel to TechSoup, a nonprofit network of NGOs providing technological solutions to other NGOs, where she was also responsible for the formation of NGOsource, a blockchain-backed initiative focused on international grantmaking. In 2019, Sheila Warren and the WEF initiated a Central Banks Digital Currencies Project aimed at exploring the benefits of CBDCs and developing a framework for their use and regulation.

18. Heath Tarbert, Chairman and chief executive of the CFTC

Twitter: @ChairmanHeath

Company website: https://www.cftc.gov

Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/commodity-futures-trading-commission/

Link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/heath-p-tarbert-b2140a15/

Heath Tarbert is the head of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), following Christopher Giancarlo (also known as “Crypto Dad” in the industry for his positive stance on cryptocurrencies). He will explore more regulatory guidance on cryptocurrency trading in CFTC, and provide a clear legal framework around digital assets moving forward.

19. Caitlin Long, Chair of WyoHackathon

Twitter: @CaitlinLong_

Company website: https://wyohackathon.io

Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/wyohackathon/

Link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/caitlin-long-/

In 2017, Caitlin Long co-founded Wyoming Blockchain Coalition and, from 2018 to 2019, Long was an appointee at the Wyoming Blockchain Task Force, which was responsible for enacting 13 blockchain-enabling laws in Wyoming. She now continues her work in shaping Wyoming into a haven for crypto-related businesses in the U.S.

As always, please reach out to us with questions, comments, and suggestions! info@vegaxholdings.com

VegaX Holdings: https://vegaxholdings.com/

VegaX Holdings is the “BlackRock” of the Crypto Asset Industry. We provide investors globally with one-stop access to sophisticated and secure crypto asset management. The asset management industry is the largest in the world representing more than $80 trillion dollars in investments through investment products like ETFs, mutual funds, and indices that outperform investments in individual stocks. VegaX is the first to create similar investment products for Crypto providing investors outperformance versus buying individual cryptocurrencies. On average, investors buying VegaX products make 30% more profit versus just holding Bitcoin.

As always, please reach out to us with questions, comments, and suggestions! info@vegaxholdings.com

VegaX Holdings: https://vegaxholdings.com/

VegaX Holdings is the “BlackRock” of the Crypto Asset Industry. We provide investors globally with one-stop access to sophisticated and secure crypto asset management. The asset management industry is the largest in the world representing more than $80 trillion dollars in investments through investment products like ETFs, mutual funds, and indices that outperform investments in individual stocks. VegaX is the first to create similar investment products for Crypto providing investors outperformance versus buying individual cryptocurrencies. On average, investors buying VegaX products make 30% more profit versus just holding Bitcoin.

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