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GBBC & GDF Global Leaders Series - Michael Casey, CoinDesk's Chief Content Officer

Jan 26, 2021



Join us on the next GBBC & GDF Global Leaders Series as we flip the script on Michael Casey, veteran journalist and author, to discuss his journey from senior columnist at the Wall Street Journal to Chief Content Officer at CoinDesk and leading voice on blockchain and crypto. As well as, Michael’s views on the future of money and value, how digital assets fit in, and key takeaways from 2020 as we move into 2021.

Michael J. Casey Bio:

Michael J. Casey is CoinDesk’s chief content officer. Previously, Casey was the CEO of Streambed Media, a company he cofounded to develop provenance data for digital content. He was also a senior advisor at MIT Media Labs’s Digital Currency Initiative and a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management. Prior to joining MIT, Casey spent 18 years at The Wall Street Journal, where his last position was as a senior columnist covering global economic affairs. Casey has authored five books, including “The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money are Challenging the Global Economic Order” and “The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything,” both co-authored with Paul Vigna. Upon joining CoinDesk full time, Casey resigned from a variety of paid advisory positions. He maintains unpaid posts as an advisor to not-for-profit organizations, including MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative and The Deep Trust Alliance. He is a shareholder and non-executive chairman of Streambed Media. Casey owns bitcoin.