Founder & Chairman
Creator of the Blockchain Summit for Social Good on Necker Island as well as the Extreme Tech Challenge as Founder Chairman of 501(c)3 ACTAI Global. Chip designer by training, venture capitalist by trade. Board Director Bitfury, Chairman Hut8Mining (TSX:HUT), Founding Chairman Treasure Data. Backer of 20 start up ventures that became public companies; past director of 8 public companies. Currently a seed backer of Canva, Color Genomics, Wish.com and Zoom Video. Backer of AirSwap, Crypto Kitties, and Powerledger in the Crypto and Blockchain segments. MBA Harvard, BSEE, Honors from University of Illinois. Adjunct Professor of Innovation, Curtin University Australia. World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer Committee.