Michael Casey

Senior Advisor for Blockchain Opportunities, Digital Currency Initiative at MIT Media Laboratory

Michael Casey

Michael Casey

Senior Advisor for Blockchain Opportunities, Digital Currency Initiative at MIT Media Laboratory

Biography

Michael Casey is a writer, researcher, media commentator and public speaker in the fields of economics, finance and digital technology. He is a Senior Advisor for the Digital Currency Initiative at MIT’s Media Lab, where he heads research into blockchain applications that advance financial inclusion and economic efficiency in the global economy. He is also a senior lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and is Chairman of the Advisory Board at Coindesk, the leading media outlet and events coordinator within the digital currency and blockchain industry. Prior to joining MIT, Casey worked at The Wall Street Journal, where he spent eighteen years as a reporter, foreign correspondent, editor and senior columnist covering global economics and markets. He is the author of five books. These include The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and the Blockchain are Challenging the Global Economic Order and its recent sequel The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything, both co-authored with Paul Vigna, and The Social Organism: A Radical Understanding of Social Media to Transform Your Business and Life, which he co-wrote with Oliver Luckett. Casey is a graduate of The University of Western Australia in his hometown of Perth and has higher degrees from Curtin University and from Cornell University. He currently lives in Pelham, NY.

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Founder at One Laptop Per Child Foundation

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Chief Customer Experience Officer at Everbridge, Inc.

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Founder at Stellar Development Foundation

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Chief Technology Officer at Volta Industries, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Twine Health, Inc.

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Investor at Bitstrips, Inc.

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Investment Advisor, Asia at Ecosystem Ventures LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at Canada Stablecorp, Inc.

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Head of Special Projects at Spotify Technology SA

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Former Product Manager at CoinDesk LLC

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Michael Casey
Senior Advisor for Blockchain Opportunities, Digital Currency Initiative at MIT Media Laboratory
Career History
Senior Advisor for Blockchain Opportunities, Digital Currency Initiative
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The MIT Media Lab is an interdisciplinary research laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology devoted to projects at the convergence of technology, multimedia and design. Staff and students have backgrounds ranging from electrical engineering and computer science to sociology and music and others. The MIT Media Lab was founded by MIT Professor Nicholas Negroponte and former MIT President Jerome Wiesner and opened its doors in the Wiesner Building at MIT in 1985.

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CoinDesk LLC provides news and information on digital currencies. It cover news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies, and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world. The firm offers information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology. The company is headquartered in Loughton, the United Kingdom.

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Member, Board of Advisors
2019 - Current

Bicameral Ventures is a private company headquartered in Toronto, ON, Canada. The firm operates as and venture capital firm that engages in seed-stage investments in the block-chain industry.The company says this about itself: Bicameral Ventures is a Venture Capital fund focused on \"Interconnected Investing\" and building a portfolio of highly complementary projects working towards bringing new technology paradigms into reality. Bicameral's themes include blockchain, interoperability, data and identity self-sovereignty, personalized AI and Web 3.0. Bicameral Ventures was co-founded by Kesem Frank, co-founder of the Aion Protocol and Alex McDougall, fintech and M&A investment banking veteran with Bank of Montreal Capital Markets.

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Michael Casey is affiliated with MIT Media Laboratory, CoinDesk LLC, Bicameral Ventures

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