Omid Malekan is the the author of several books, including Re-Architecting Trust: the Curse of History and the Crypto Cure for Money, Markets and Platforms as well as The Story of the Blockchain: A Beginner’s Guide to the Technology That Nobody Understands. An eight-year veteran of the crypto industry, his writing on this and related topics has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Spectator Magazine, and his own blog on Medium. Prior to his work with crypto, he was best known for several viral videos in the heyday of YouTube, an animated one of which found its way into the financial zeitgeist.
Malekan has spent years being confused about crypto so you don’t have to be. When not writing or teaching, he plays the part of ambassador, sitting between the people who push the envelope on what is possible and those who will be impacted should they succeed.
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