Laura Shin
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Senior Editor at Forbes & Co-lead Reporter of the Forbes Fintech

Laura Shin

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Senior Editor at Forbes & Co-lead Reporter of the Forbes Fintech

Shin is best known for her work as senior editor of Forbes’ cryptocurrency and Blockchain coverage. She is also the host of the publication’s Blockchain-focused podcast Unchained and authored the Forbes e-book, “The Millennial Game Plan: Career And Money Secrets To Succeed In Today’s World” (2014). Her active participation in the crypto industry and her expert knowledges in this sphere make her one of the most influential persons in the crypto world.

Age
43 years old (August, 1975)
Citizenship
US
Participation
Unchained, Host
Unconfirmed podcasts, Host
  • BA in Modern Thought & Literature from Stanford University, USA.
  • MA in Journalism from Columbia University, USA.
  • Senior editor of Forbes’ cryptocurrency and Blockchain coverage.
  • Worked as assistant producer and reporter at Newsweek.com; editor on the technology desk at The Wall Street Journal Online; and producer for The New York Times on the Web. At Nytimes.com.
  • Independent journalist covering crypto; host of the podcasts Unchained: Big Ideas From the Worlds of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency and Unconfirmed: Insights and Analysis From the Top Minds in Crypto.

We analyzed how many times influential people in the Blockchain and crypto space were mentioned across twelve rating lists published on the following sites:

  • forbes.com
  • fortune.com
  • coindesk.com
  • richtopia.com
  • rise.global
  • cryptoweekly.co
  • cryptocompare.com
  • cantechletter.com
  • investinblockchain.com
  • finance.jaxlondon.com
  • surveymonkey.com
  • hackernoon.com
Bitcoin isn’t about enabling libertarian techno-hippies to buy weed online. The underlying technology is nothing less than a better way to move money around the world — and the planet’s financial heavyweights are making it their own.