Meet Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin is one of the most transformative technologies since the invention of the Internet. Bitcoin.com stands firmly in support of financial freedom and the liberty that Bitcoin provides globally for anyone to voluntarily participate in a permissionless and decentralized network which empowers people to not be marginalized by governments and financial institutions. Bitcoin is freedom.

What We Do

Bitcoin.com is your premier source for everything Bitcoin related. We help you buy, use, and store your Bitcoin securely. You can read the latest news or engage with the community on our Bitcoin forum. We also provide helpful tools and real-time market price and chart information, as well as Bitcoin mining and Bitcoin events information.

We work all around the world

Our talented & experienced team delivers amazing results.

Our History

Meet the Team

Roger Ver

CEO

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Roger Ver


CEO

After founding several successful companies in Silicon Valley, Roger began his Bitcoin journey in February 2011. Years before traditional venture capital firms became involved, he became the first person in the world to start investing in Bitcoin related-startups, nearly singlehandedly funded the entire first generation of Bitcoin businesses.

His current investments include Bitcoin.com, Blockchain.com, Bitpay.com, Kraken.com, and many many others. In his free time, he enjoys competing in Brazilian Jujitsu tournaments.
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Mate Tokay


COO

Mate is an entrepreneur at heart. In 2012, he graduated from the International Business School in Budapest. After college, he helped launch Superior14 a food supplement company. Mate first heard about Bitcoin in late 2012 and began bitcoin mining in mid-2013 using custom-built ASIC miners. Later he founded the Bitcoin news and review website called Bitcoinist.

His ultimate goal and passion is to make cryptocurrencies as popular as possible. He loves traveling to conferences and meeting new people. Mate was also a former wakeboard world champion and he loves sports. In his free time, he likes to CrossFit and enjoys Brazilian Jujitsu.
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Emil Oldenburg


CTO

Emil started out in the ISP business, working with networks, data centers, and server operations. He then started working as a security consultant at the non-bitcoin-related company Bitsec in Sweden.

After working for two years as a security specialist at Nasdaq OMX, he decided to get involved in Bitcoin and founded the Swedish bitcoin exchange Safello in 2013. He moved to Japan in 2014 to work with the bitcoin security company WizSec that helped with the independent Mt Gox investigation. He then started working with Roger building Bitcoin.com as one of the first employees. Emil also does Japanese sword arts and is graded 3rd dan in ZNKR iaido with Hoki Ryu as traditional style.
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Natalia Ra


CFO

Natalia has been passionate about entrepreneurship and the digital economy since her college days when she helped organize a venture capital forum for the innovators in the VA technology corridor. She started her career in strategy consulting and later channeled her passion for entrepreneurship working for early and growth stage companies in media, publishing and hospitality industries.

In August 2016, she was asked to cover the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency space for social media and after two weeks emerged a believer and joined Bitcoin.com at the end of that month. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her dog Banksy and is an aspiring metalsmith.

Daniel Kelman

General Counsel

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Daniel Kelman


General Counsel

Daniel began his career as a lawyer in New York. He later moved to Taiwan where his Internet-based practice focused on counseling e-commerce entrepreneurs. He discovered Bitcoin in 2012 and saw an opportunity for a meaningful career promoting economic freedom. After getting Goxxed, he moved to Tokyo to represent creditor interests in the Mt Gox bankruptcy. Since then his career has been 100% devoted to crypto. He spends most of his time in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Tokyo, but is down to travel anywhere.

Nanok Bie

Editor-in-Chief

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Nanok Bie


Editor-in-Chief

Editor-in-Chief at news.Bitcoin.com; Nanok is a journalist with 20+ years of experience from the newspaper, online media and television industries. Nanok has been actively researching Bitcoin (the intersection of media, technology and macroeconomics) since early 2011.

Nanok is a highly experienced journalist, media producer and format developer with a proven track record of independent journalism, production of mobile and web services, tv programming development – as well as managing large scale media projects.

Gerald Fabrot

Business Development Manager

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Gerald Fabrot


Business Development Manager

Gerald moved from Brussels to Tokyo 20+ years ago, he’s a technologically literate trilingual with boundless curiosity and an immense respect for the coders and engineers who actually bring visions to reality. Experienced in all aspects of promoting new technologies, and committed to fostering the right environment - meaningful work, support, learning opportunities, feedback and autonomy - for the right teams to succeed.

He’s worked in a variety of business development and consulting roles, from the mobile industry with Vodafone to a stint in Finance, attempts at entrepreneurship through the digitization and localization of French comics for the Japanese market, being country manager in Japan for a silicon-valley VC-backed venture that raised $100m and went bust, and finally Adobe and their Digital Marketing Cloud, before moving to Bitcoin.com. Brazilian jiu-jitsu is an addiction that Gerald shares with his 14 y/o son, along with the occasional indulgence in Video Games and Magic The Gathering, all in the name of father-son bonding.

Jake Smith

Business Developer

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Jake Smith


Business Developer

Jake has been deeply involved with the Bitcoin scene since 2012 when he bought his first bitcoin while living in Beijing. Since then he has been tirelessly working to promote Bitcoin and the vision of P2P electronic cash all over the world.

Deeply familiar with the Chinese Bitcoin community, Jake has worked with a number of Bitcoin companies both in Beijing and overseas with a focus on fostering East/West relations in our budding industry. His specialty is a deep knowledge of Bitcoin mining and navigating the nuanced world of Chinese business. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. In his free time, Jake can be found engrossed in a book or traveling someplace new.

Alex Lewis

Business Developer

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Alex Lewis


Business Developer

​Alex, the youngest of four children, left home in August 1997 to pursue a BSc in Clinical Laboratory Science (Medical Technology) at the University of Technology in Jamaica. Graduating in 2001, he returned to St. Kitts-Nevis where he continued working as a Medical Technologist at the island's General Hospital Pathology Laboratory for ten (10) years before accepting a job offer at the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, first as Manager of the Clinical Pathology Laboratory, then as (Ag) Director of Diagnostic Services.

Fast-forward fifteen (15) years and multiple career paths (such as Quality Assurance Laboratory Manager at the St. Kitts Bottling Company, Ltd. and Senior Research Associate and Specialist at the St. Kitts Biomedical Research Foundation) and we find Alex once again excited to effect change; this time in cryptocurrency.

Arley Lozano

Business Developer

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Arley Lozano


Business Developer

My name is Arley Lozano, everyone calls me VaKaNo (Means Cool Guy!) I am a graduate in international trade and economics, systems engineer. In 2014 I met Bitcoin, since that year I began to mine Bitcoin in Venezuela and although I am Colombian I love Venezuela with all my heart, I am currently the CEO of Panda.Exchange and a contributor to Bitcoin.com in Latin America, my passion is to help whenever I can and be a proactive person. It is a great honor to be a part of Bitcoin.com and Bitcoin Cash. With Bitcoin.com we are helping thousands of Venezuelans.

Kevin Zhang

Mining Operations

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Kevin Zhang


Mining Operations

I'm a Chinese-American hailing from Las Vegas. Back in 2015, a fellow World of Warcraft guildmate of mine hooked me into the world of Bitcoin mining. We proceeded to build the largest Bitcoin mining datacenter in North America by mid-2017. Along the way, we helped alpha test and debut the Bitcoin.com Mining Pool, which I am now proudly committed to making the premier mining pool for all miners out there!

I'm passionate about traveling to new places, attending conferences, watching sports, and esports.

Jin Park

Translator

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Jin Park


Translator

Jin is a business development translator from a literature/journalism background. He was first introduced to the blockchain technology in 2015, and has been a follower of its footsteps ever since.

After having spent some years living in Vancouver and Houston, Jin now resides in Seoul. He enjoys camping trips and poker on the weekends.

Joey King

Developer

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Joey King


Developer

Joey began his career on large capital projects for ExxonMobil, discovering bitcoin as a happy alternative to the fire-and-sword global banking system. A mechanical engineer and Victorian definite optimist, his average Taco Bell order is $20.

Shaun Chong

Developer

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Shaun Chong


Developer

Shaun is a Bitcoin enthusiast since high school in 2011. He studied computer science in University of Western Australia, then joined Bitcoin.com in August 2016 to development Bitcoin.com Pool.

John Kuney

Front-End Developer

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John Kuney


Front-End Developer

John is a front-end developer that enjoys slick websites and good design. He started his career as an industrial designer, developing consumer electronics for ASUS computers in Taiwan, but quickly found himself working on websites in the IT infrastructure space. He is excited about the future of Bitcoin and emerging technologies. He likes sci-fi movies, working on cars, and playing rugby on the weekends.

Corbin Fraser

Developer

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Corbin Fraser


Developer

Corbin is driven by finding solutions to problems with clean user interface design and simple to use websites. His aim is to help cryptocurrency users, both new and old, with making their interactions in the Bitcoin world more fast and user friendly. He firmly believes in consumer and merchant utility and helping change the world with Bitcoin Cash. Prior to working as a developer at Bitcoin.com he co-founded a successful web development agency which remains active to this day.

Sam Cheng Hung

Developer

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Sam Cheng Hung


Developer

Sam is a web developer from an ad agency background. He has always found himself drawn to emerging web technologies. He was first introduced to Bitcoin back in 2015 while working on a bitcoin payment processor.

Sam has been working on vote.Bitcoin.com, explorer.Bitcoin.com and academy.Bitcoin.com. On his days off, you will find him gaming on his PS4, reading popular science books, or playing some tunes on the piano.

Hans Engren

Senior Infrastructure Engineer

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Hans Engren


Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Senior Infrastructure engineer, with a background from both the Telecom and iGaming industry, with a profound personal interest in technology itself as a way to improve every day life.

Makoto Takizawa

Front-End Developer

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Makoto Takizawa


Front-End Developer

Makoto has been involved in website and graphic design since 1997. Other than front-end development, he also translates websites and other related materials to Japanese and English and has worked on other related projects as well.

He began translating bitcoin related websites into Japanese from late 2011 to 2013 and eventually started working with Bitcoin.com since August 2016. Makoto enjoys photography, post-hardcore/screamo music, and playing ice hockey when offline.

Kadir Sekha

Developer

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Kadir Sekha


Developer

Kadir is currently working as a Developer for Bitcoin.com in Tokyo. He started his career in Tokyo, Japan where he worked as a Data Scientist in the Big Data Department at Rakuten Inc. Kadir completed a Master's Degree in Computer Science at Imperial College London and a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics at University College London (UCL).

Theo Boyd

Developer

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Theo Boyd


Developer

Theo has been developing software from the moment he found out about Excel macros in primary school, and has been programming in better languages than that ever since. His main experience is with object-oriented and database programming in C# and Java in a couple of hedge funds and large enterprises (Google, Rakuten). He also has a number of years experience researching in the field of machine vision.

His main technical interest in FinTech brought him to follow blockchain technology since 2012 and his main offline hobbies include skiing and studying foreign languages.

Michal Krawczyk

Developer

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Michal Krawczyk


Developer

Self-educated developer, philosopher and a bit of engineer, love the simplicity of WordPress and its success on the market. Previously - senior WordPress developer at Polcode. Interested in adapting the technology that's behind cryptocurrencies to other solutions.

Sebastian Ullstrom

Developer

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Sebastian Ullstrom


Developer

Software dev from Sweden relocated to Tokyo to join Bitcoin.com. Java preference but have been doing full stack in the banking industry for a few years. Discovered Bitcoin in 2011, frustrated with its rate of adoption until now I hope to help out.

Landon Mann

Developer

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Landon Mann


Developer

Landon graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelors in Computer Science with an emphasis in Entertainment Arts and Engineering. During college Landon enjoyed participating in the robotics and game making clubs. Professionally Landon has worked on a wide range of projects including sound systems, medical software, robotics R&D and iOS apps. After moving to Tokyo, Japan, Landon became interested in cryptocurrency and joined the Bitcoin.com team in 2017. Landon is excited to explore all the possibilities cryptocurrency and blockchain technology can bring to future tech projects.

Xavier Kral

Developer

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Xavier Kral


Developer

I was born in Belgium. Early, I discovered a passion for video games on Commodore 64. At age 15, I started to program using Assembly Language on Atari ST as it was more fun to create than to play. I studied and got a master in psychology to satisfy my dad insecurity as "programming was a useless activity that only cost electricity". My passion for programming brought me to work in Paris, France for 3 years. With my brother Alex, we created a company dedicated to mobile games in California. We grew the company to 75 people and $4M annual revenues, breaking-even in one of the most competitive industries in the pre iPhone/Android area. In March 2017, on my brother recommendation, I went to Anarchopulco to understand what Bitcoin was... After hearing Roger Ver speech, I decided that I wanted to work in the field... Here am I. I have been programming Java since 2000. I am passionate about it. If you have any question, don't hesitate I try to always be available to help.

Paul Bergamo

Developer

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Paul Bergamo


Developer

My name is Paul, my friends call me Pauly (Paulie, Porly, whatever - I don't get hung up on the spelling). I was born in Australia and grew up near a small country town called Maitland (NSW). My school was small, there were a total of 100 students when I started Kindergarten and about 300 when I finished in year 10 - It was a Steiner School. As my sports I attended Karate and Ballroom Dancing.

After leaving school I studied IT (Cert I & II) at Tafe (Australian Technical Institute) and went to a private business college to study Network Engineering. My first job was in a small computer repair shop where I used to build & repair PCs. Later jobs included sales & marketing for Car Audio, Dance Schools and Camper Trailers among other things where I created websites, print media, organised events and did retail sales.

While participating in all my other jobs, I kept up my programming skills - I made websites for friends and the dance schools I taught at, created plugins for Minecraft and kept learning about new technologies.

Zach Siggard

Hardware Wallet Manager

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Zach Siggard


Hardware Wallet Manager

After a start in the tech industry over 10 years ago, starting with Godaddy.com to Zenefits, I was searching for something that wasn't only innovative, but actually changed the world for the better. In early 2016, I heard about bitcoin and read Satoshi's white paper. The rest is history. I started my own business and focused on bringing cryptocurrency and it's security to the masses by starting bitcoinlockup.com and have been selling cryptocurrency hardware wallets ever since.

​Hobbies include: Snowboarding, Wakeboarding, Surfing (still learning) and evangelizing cryptocurrency.

David Shares

Developer/Project Manager

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David Shares


Developer/Project Manager

David is a developer and project manager working to help make Bitcoin better. He enjoys writing and researching topics he is passionate about such as Bitcoin, blockchains, and technology. David's journey with Bitcoin started in early 2013 when he first heard about it, and has been hooked ever since. He is an advocate for economic freedom which is one of the several underlying fundamental values that Bitcoin brings to the world.

David is the founder of Bitcoinx.io which was acquired by Bitcoin.com in 2016. He previously used to write and curate for Blockchain.com, Myspace.com, and has worked in the fintech and payments space for over 15 years.

Mike Malley

Product Manager

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Mike Malley


Product Manager

Mike moved to China in 2005, after graduating from the University of Georgia with a degree in Philosophy and a minor in Chinese language and literature. He resided in Beijing until 2015 working in education, audio, film, and TV acting production, localization, narrative design, and most notably product management for companies such as Perfect World and Xiaomi.

He was introduced to bitcoin in 2012. His hobbies include: songwriting, music production, craft beer, and motorcycling.

Luis Barreto

Graphic Designer

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Luis Barreto


Graphic Designer

Luis is a graphic designer who focuses mainly on creative branding/identity, which can include anything from sleek logos to custom clothing designs, and a lot more. Luis discovered Bitcoin early, was seduced by the technology and started to promote Bitcoin to friends immediately. Luis is also a passionate downhill mountain bike racer.

Jamie Redman

Lead Writer

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Jamie Redman


Lead Writer

Jamie Redman is a financial tech journalist living in Florida. Redman has been an active member of the cryptocurrency community since 2011. He has a passion for Bitcoin, open source code, and decentralized applications. Redman has written hundreds of articles about the disruptive protocols emerging today.

Jamie started working for Bitcoin.com in September of 2015 with Mate Tokay, and Emil Oldenburg as the news outlets first writer. Jamie has also been a graphic artist for over twelve years leading a retail chain's ad department located in Boston and transitioning the company from hand-drawn ads to digital advertising using Photoshop and Illustrator. Co-workers can reach me on Telegram @posternut and my email jamieredman@bitcoin.com.

C. Edward Kelso

News Journalist, Editor

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C. Edward Kelso


News Journalist, Editor

C. Edward Kelso has written hundreds of articles for News.Bitcoin.com, covering a range of topics from international finance, regulation, to cryptocurrency philosophy, interviews with luminaries, and book reviews. He is a longtime journalist focusing on financial technology, with a particular emphasis on global political structures and their influence.

Being based in San Diego, California USA allows him to experience binational economic arrangements (Mexico and the United States mostly) alongside a local hub of technology sector businesses -- from genomics to mobile phones.

Kai Sedgwick

News Writer

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Kai Sedgwick


News Writer

Kai's been writing professionally since 2009 and bought his first bitcoin at $19. It's long gone. He's previously crafted white papers for blockchain startups and specializes in writing about P2P exchanges, the ICO landscape and DNMs.

Cindy Wang

News Writer

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Cindy Wang


News Writer

I grew up being called a chatbot. I just love express my feelings. I love writing to share everyday life. I cherish freedom and free speech (even my gmail address starts with "cindylovefreedom" ). Bitcoin offers me a chance to fight for what I believe. Always appreciate people who are passionate and devoted to what they value. And I see that in my colleagues.

Matt Hussey

News Writer

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Matt Hussey


News Writer

Hi everyone, I'm Matt, and I am an award winning London based writer, editor, content creator and photographer. I tell stories in subjects as diverse as technology, lifestyle, human interest and investigative pieces including dementia, internet culture and bare knuckle fighting.

Over the past eleven years, I have written for The Daily Telegraph, Yahoo, TechCrunch, Huffington Post, GQ, Wired, Men's Health and ShortList.

I've also occupied senior editorial roles in a number of prestigious online publications. I was previously the Editor-in-Chief of The Next Web - a technology website with more than 10 million page impressions a month.

Marcel Chuo

News Editor

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Marcel Chuo


News Editor

Marcel Chuo works in the newsroom as an editor. He focuses primarily on managing the press releases on the website. Prior to working in the bitcoin community, he worked in a technology startup as a Business Development Manager and helped to scale and manage the business development team from 2 to 20 people.

Before entering the workforce, Marcel was on multiple academic and social service scholarships that took him from Malaysia to Singapore, to working with the Shuar community the Amazonian jungles in Ecuador, gypsy camps in Rome, homeless shelters in Brooklyn, NYC and mud hut orphanages in Chennai, India. Also, Bitcoin Cash is the true Bitcoin!

Marvin Dumont

Senior Editor

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Marvin Dumont


Senior Editor

Marvin Dumont is senior editor at Bitcoin.com and founder of SATURN Digital Agency. He covers crypto and blockchain for TheStreet.com, HuffPost and other outlets. He previously worked in corporate finance and holds MPA, BBA and BA degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.

Avi Mizrahi

Editor

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Avi Mizrahi


Editor

Avi Mizrahi is an economist and entrepreneur who has been covering Bitcoin as a journalist since 2013. He has spoken about the promise of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology at numerous financial conferences around the world, from London to Hong-Kong.
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Lubomir Tassev


Editor

Lubomir Tassev is a journalist from tech-savvy Bulgaria, a country that often finds itself at the forefront of technological advances it cannot easily afford. Quoting Hitchens, Lubomir says: “Being a writer is what I am, rather than what I do”. International politics and economics are two other major sources of inspiration. Bitcoin has it all – technology, policy, economy, and all under the banner “disruptive”. It just makes sense to write about Bitcoin... Lubomir’s professional background is in online media. He has worked as Deputy Head of International News Department at Focus, the leading Bulgarian news agency, and as web-editor at the two major national TV channels – bTV and Nova.

Kevin Helms

Editor

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Kevin Helms


Editor

Kevin Helms learned about Bitcoin in 2011 and started writing for Bitcoin.com in July 2016. Seeing how Bitcoin represents a turning point in mankind’s assessment of value, he has been an evangelist ever since. His interests lie in Bitcoin security, network effects, global regulations, and the intersection between economics and cryptography.

Kevin has a background in mathematical finance and is also interested in various fields of theoretical physics. Kevin can be contacted at Kevin at Bitcoin.com.
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Lightning Huang


Editor

I am a Chinese. I love learning, and like new technology. I used to like to create things, create machines. I was a mechanical engineer for 7 years until 2014. Now I prefer study and write, I am a Bitcoin and blockchain columnist now. You see, I used to create 'hardware' and now make 'software' :)

I like my job, I like work to increase public awareness of Bitcoin and blockchain, which are great things.

Sam Haig

Editor

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Sam Haig


Editor

Samuel Haig is a journalist and entrepreneur who has been completely obsessed with Bitcoin and cryptocurrency since 2012. Samuel lives in Tasmania, Australia, where he attended the University of Tasmania and majored in Political Science, and Journalism, Media & Communications. Samuel has written about the dialectics of decentralization, and is also a musician and kangaroo riding enthusiast.

Matt Aaron

Podcast Manager/Head of LATAM

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Matt Aaron


Podcast Manager/Head of LATAM

Matt Aaron has been podcasting since 2013, when he launched the Food Startups Podcast. A food entrepreneur, he exports exotic fruit from South America to USA. He recently found a second love in cryptocurrency and blockchain and hasn't looked back.

His first major investment into cryptocurrency was the money he made betting on (but not voting on) that Donald Trump would win the 2016 election. Matt believes that public blockchains and cryptocurrencies are the solution to the many problems exposed of the current banking system in the 2008 financial crisis.

Chris Bridgman

Community Manager

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Chris Bridgman


Community Manager

With a strong passion for entrepreneurship, environmental and humanitarian causes, Chris is excited about ideas that creatively promote global prosperity for all. Holding a certificate in business marketing, he also obtained a BLA honours degree from the University of Guelph.

Continually seeking paths that encourage the development of prosperous and flourishing communities, Chris believes that Bitcoin Cash will enhance quality of life globally. Chris enjoys traveling to new destinations with a strong curiosity for experiencing life, while striving for peaceful ways of living and interacting.

Sterlin Lujan

Communications Ambassador

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Sterlin Lujan


Communications Ambassador

Sterlin Lujan is the Communications Ambassador for Bitcoin.com. He is responsible for representing the company. He speaks on behalf of bitcoin.com regarding viewpoints on various topics, including forks, bitcoin cash, segwit coin, and other technical matters. He also presents information at bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and fintech conferences. Sterlin is a professional speaker and possesses a Competent Communicator certificate from the International Toastmaster's organization.

He has been deeply immersed in the crypto ecosystem since 2013, but did not get serious until 2015. Sterlin has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Texas A&M University, and is an outspoken proponent of voluntaryist anarchism . Sterlin has spoken at several bitcoin and blockchain conferences, including Anarchapulco, Nexus Earth, Steemfest, Texas Bitcoin Conference, and others. He has also mentored businesses and individuals on bitcoin via his consultation business called The Cryptocurrency Confidant.

Conor Doyle

Copywriter

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Conor Doyle


Copywriter

Conor has been a content writer for a wide range of different projects. The combination of his writing style resonating to the very core of his readers and his passion for crypto make his skill set elite.

Benjamin Vitaris

Copywriter

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Benjamin Vitaris


Copywriter

Benjamin has been writing content for multiple crypto & blockchain companies and news publications. He believes that the power of blockchain tech, decentralization, and cryptocurrencies combined can help shape the world to be a better place. Benjamin is currently in his last two semesters studying Commerce and Marketing (specializing in Marketing Management) at the Budapest Business School.

Carlos Mesa

Spanish News Lead

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Carlos Mesa


Spanish News Lead

Carlos Mesa Is from Colombia and is an engineer in Systems and Computation. Heard about Bitcoin the first time in the late 2012. During most part of 2013 went deep in it's technology, then he founded The Bitcoin Colombia Foundation meant to educate in Bitcoin and the blockchain technology to anyone in Colombia, later in 2015 started to work in a startup called Woodshares.co as COO and Then in 2016 was a co-founder of a Bitcoin exchange called Colbitex.com as COO, finally the regulation didn't allow Woodshares and Colbitex to operate in Colombia. Never stopped working in the Bitcoin Colombia foundation as Director.

Finally he happily joined the Bitcoin.com team, to keep working towards Bitcoin adoption not only in Colombia, but all the world.

Gustav Bagge

Social Media Content Production

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Gustav Bagge


Social Media Content Production

Gustav has over 15 years of experience in media publishing, music rights, branding, social media strategies, web development and editorial work for various lifestyle print magazines and online publications. His interest in bitcoin started in 2011 and co-organized Bitcoin Funfair Stockholm in 2015 – the first authentic bitcoin-only market/festival of its kind in the world.

Emily Dallara

Social Media Manager

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Emily Dallara


Social Media Manager

A high energy, copywriting and marketing consultant/ yogi who indulges in too much South American coffee, whilst shouting about the sustainability of the coffee industry.

Having co-founded a street food business in North Yorkshire, UK in my early twenties, I've had to learn how to build a brand and market to the right audience through trial and error. As an extrovert who is naturally friendly and interested in people, my lil’ biz soon became known on a national level. The experience was invaluable and led to me working as a marketing manager within hospitality and IT. Sick of rainy days in the UK, I hopped on a one way flight to Saigon, VN and began grafting with small - large scale companies, mostly in the software and marketing industries ( but also with the Vietnamese equivalent of Ikea! )

In 2017 I wrote ( but not yet published ) a book for tummyfriendlytravel.com, focused on helping sufferers of chronic IBS/Crohns to travel easily and freely.

Jared Stone

Head of HR

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Jared Stone


Head of HR

Jared is a dynamic leader with 10+ years of human capital experience. He has built companies from scratch, and led technology talent acquisition and sales teams within Finance, High-tech, and many other verticals. He has always had a passion for disruptive technology, which led him navigating to the cryptocurrency field. Jared has a keen eye for operational efficiency, and joined Bitcoin.com to help guide it's incredible teams into the next phase of its growth. Jared lives in NY with his two boys, his wife, and his dog. In his spare time he loves CrossFit and Spartan OCR training. Some call him the jack-of-all-trades, because he can whip up a mean pasta dish, make a solid Old Fashioned, or build a house from the ground-up. But he prefers to build Bitcoin.com's teams instead!

Miranda Aubin

Accounting Manager

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Miranda Aubin


Accounting Manager

Miranda is a Canadian CPA, who moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2016 to focus on new technologies and emerging markets. She takes pride in helping organizations scale through implementing policies and procedures which enhance operational efficiency and provide visibility on business performance. She has joined Bitcoin.com looking forward to apply these same principles to this new and exciting space.

Vaibhav Arya

Accounting Consultant

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Vaibhav Arya


Accounting Consultant

Vaibhav holds a master’s degree in accounting business and statistical management, pursuing a major in Investment and Financial management. His area of interest include strategic management having a passion of working in the field of accounting and finance management. Crypocurrency market, the new age feasibility of doing business and having pellucidity in the transactions appealed him and encouraged him to be a part of Bitcoin.com. He joined Bitcoin.com in January 2018 and happy to be a part of big Bitcoin.com family, which is expanding through the horizons.

Amanda Scherner

Events Manager

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Amanda Scherner


Events Manager

Amanda is an experienced Event Specialist with over 6+ years in the event planning industry. She attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale obtaining Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree as a Psychology major, graduating at the top of her class. Despite majoring in Psychology, she decided to pursue a career in events after working as Brand Ambassador for the Illinois Lottery in college where she quickly discovered a knack for bringing a brand to life through events. Since, she has held many positions across the US both planning an executing events for many well-known brands/companies such as American Express, Snapchat, Army National Guard, JP Morgan, Spot Hero App, Samsung, and more. She became a part of the Bitcoin.com team after working as event staff lead at the Miami Bitcoin Conference in January and is looking forward to building/growing our brand through successful experiential events!

Jason Sheman

Community Event Manager

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Jason Sheman


Community Event Manager

Jason moved to Tokyo after graduating with a degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario. With a background in IT and Digital Marketing, he drawn to Bitcoin while working on a startup in Ho Chi Minh in 2014, seeing it as a boon to international transactions.

For Bitcoin.com he acts as an entry point for event and meetup partnerships, but is also interested in hearing about any services or applications that promote economic freedom.

Blake Moore

eCommerce Manager

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Blake Moore


eCommerce Manager

Blake has been travelling and working remotely since he left London life behind in 2015. Since then he’s been working with fast-growing startups, focusing on eCommerce and growth marketing.

His interest in cryptocurrencies sparked in early 2017 when a friend sent him his first bit of Bitcoin on a beach in Thailand. Like most, he then went down the crypto rabbit hole, looking for ways to contribute to the space. He’s currently perfecting the art of spending the optimal amount of time in a new place and loves combining laptops and hammocks.

Darren Murray

Head of Global Support

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Darren Murray


Head of Global Support

Darren is a gamer from the Republic of Ireland and started his career in customer support within the gaming industry, he has supported titles such as FIFA, Elder Scrolls and World of Warcraft.

Darren has been actively researching and learning about Bitcoin since 2016 after having a discussion with a friend who expressed it was the future. Besides gaming, other hobbies include watching UFC and Bellator weekly and training MMA (preferably No-Gi Jiu Jitsu)

Ashley Wilhelm

Support Specialist

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Ashley Wilhelm


Support Specialist

After visiting Japan on a brief college study abroad program in 2014, Ashley became determined to find way to return and spend more time in the country. In 2016, Ashley and her husband permanently relocated to the Tokyo area. Previously working as a kindergarten teacher and a nanny in the USA, Ashley initially pursued English teaching positions before joining the Bitcoin.com support team in 2017 after discovering the fascinating world of cryptocurrency.

Ashley is lifelong fan on the Japanese franchise Pokémon and uses social media and her own website to sell Pokémon cards and merchandise in her spare time. She also enjoys traveling and is currently studying to learn the Japanese language.

Steven Bitkilo

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With an interest in Bitcoin and the technology behind it since 2013, Steven has been an active member of the online bitcoin forums ever since. His career with Bitcoin.com started in late 2015 when first made a global moderator for the Bitcoin.com forum, before moving into a role with the Bitcoin.com global support team in 2017.

Steven has an interest reading about new cryptocurrencies entering the market and their different uses. He has recently taken up flying drones for some fun and likes fishing in his spare time (Big game fishing especially).

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Luke Nandibear

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Luke Nandibear


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Joined the Bitcoin.com forum a couple of years ago. Prior to that was substantially influenced by Andreas Antonopoulos. Works as support staff and forum moderator.

Nandibear spends the majority of his free time reading and occasionally does some painting. Enjoys reading techno-thrillers.

Mitchell Wooding

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Mitchell Wooding


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Grew up in Margaret River in WA. Became interested in Bitcoin through friends in 2015 and started working or Bitcoin.com in late 2017.

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Albert Chong


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Albert received his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Singapore, a Master degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia and now on a part-time basis working towards a PhD in Medical Imaging Science from Curtin University in Perth, Australia.

Through out his 30 years of professional career, Albert has worked as a Mechanical Design Engineer, Project Engineer, Manufacturing Manager, Operations Manager, General Manager, VP of Business Development, Supply Chain Director, Sales and Marketing Director and State Manager in Semiconductor, Automotive and Electric Motor industries. He currently has a small sole trader business importing electric motors from the US and China serving half a dozen customers in the Heating Ventilation and Refrigeration (HVAC), Pool & Spa and Irrigation industries.

Albert was first introduced to bitcoin by his eldest son back in 2013 but only started investing in it in 2016. Albert joined bitcoin.com as a part-time support specialist in December 2017.

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