Tag: People

Profiles of notorious people in crypto.

Michael Saylor's profile

Michael Saylor

Michael Saylor is an entrepreneur, investor, strategist, author, and speaker on topics of technology, bitcoin, and business strategy. His early life and career are filled with contradictions; an unconventional upbringing on a west coast swing family that embraced individualism and pursued success through original thinking. Known for his entrepreneurial and business acumen, Michael J. Saylor created and now heads MicroStrategy, a firm that offers corporate analytics, mobile applications, and cloud-based services. Saylor is the author of the 2012 book The Mobile Wave: How Mobile Intelligence Will Change Everything, which was published by...

Glossary, People, Tron

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Who is Bram Cohen?

Bram Cohen

A fundamental character for the crypto world for having developed the Peer to Peer system, one of the foundations of the current crypto world, since Bitcoin and almost all cryptocurrencies work with some version of the “Peer to Peer” protocol, or P2P. Who is Bram Cohen? Bram Cohen is an American programmer born in 1975, best known for being the famous author of the BitTorrent point-to-point (P2P) file exchange protocol, also for being the creator of the first program to use that protocol. In addition, he is the co-founder of CodeCon, organizer of “San Francisco Bay Area P2P-Hackers” and co-author of Codeville.  His...

Cryptocurrencies, Glossary, People

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Who's Arthur Hayes?

Arthur Hayes

Who is Arthur Hayes? Arthur Hayes has a BA in economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, USA, where he lived until 2007, then went to Hong Kong to work as a stock derivatives trader for Deutsche Bank and Citigroup for 5 years. In 2013 he left Citigroup to invest in cryptocurrencies, mainly Bitcoin. Why is Arthur Hayes important in the crypto world? Arthur is the co-founder of BitMex, alongside Samuel Reeds and Ben Delo. BitMex It is one of the trading platforms that moves the most money with respect to bitcoin. BitMex is the abbreviation of “Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange”,...

Glossary, People, Tron

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Charles Hoskinson

Charles Hoskinson

Charles Hoskinson (born November 5, 1987) is the founder of Cardano and a co-founder of Ethereum, which are two of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency networks.  He is the CEO and founder of IOHK, the company behind the Cardano blockchain. IOHK’s key project is Cardano, a public blockchain and smart-contract platform that hosts the ADA cryptocurrency.  Despite surging high and achieving to become the third-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, there have been concerns of the blockchain being just vapourware.  Why is he important in the crypto world? Charles Hoskinson is one of the fundamental characters...

$ADA, Cardano, People

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