Alex Tapscott
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Co-founder & CEO of the Blockchain Research Institute

Alex Tapscott

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Co-founder & CEO of the Blockchain Research Institute

Tapscott is a prominent writer, speaker, investor and advisor interested in emerging new technologies, such as Blockchain and cryptocurrencies, and their influence on business, society, and government. He is the co-author (with his father Don Tapscott) of the critically acclaimed #1 Globe and Mail non-fiction best-seller, “Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money Business and the World” (2014), which has been translated into over 15 languages. Tapscott co-convened a meeting of Blockchain stakeholders to discuss the Blockchain ecosystem and he currently sits on the Advisory Board to Elections Canada. Tapscott has become a leading voice on cryptocurrency and Blockchain technologies.

Age
31 years old (1986)
Citizenship
Canada
Participation
Blockchain Research Institute, Co-founder & CEO
NextBlock Global, Co-founder & CEO
  • BA in Law, Jurisprudence & Social Thought from Amherst College, USA.
  • Co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute, a multi-million-dollar think-tank that is investigating blockchain strategies, opportunities and use-cases.
  • His TedX San Francisco talk: Blockchain is Eating Wall Street has been viewed over 400,000 times.
  • Tapscott represented Canada as a member (and captain) of the Canadian Men's Rugby Under-21 Team in numerous tournaments in 2006 and 2007.

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