Jon Matonis
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Founding & Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation

Jon Matonis

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Founding & Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation

Matonis is an e-money researcher and crypto economist focused on expanding the circulation of non-political digital currencies. His career has included senior influential posts at Sumitomo Bank, Visa, VeriSign, and Hushmail. He was an Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation until December 2014. Matonis also provides e-money consulting services to companies on alternative currency programs, Bitcoin processing, compliance, jurisdiction selection, monetisation strategies, risk management, and virtual currency platforms.

Age
(around) 55 years old
Citizenship
US
Participation
Bitcoin Foundation, Founding & Executive Director
nChain, Vice President of Corporate Strategy
CoinDesk, Contributing Editor
Bitcoin Magazine, Editorial Board Member
  • MA in Economics from George Washington University, USA.
  • Is a e-money researcher and crypto economist focused on expanding the circulation of non-political digital currencies.
  • His career has included senior influential posts at Sumitomo Bank, Visa, VeriSign, and Hushmail.
  • Has created the first and leading general price index for Bitcoin known as the Bitcoin Price Index (BPI).

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