Alex Tapscott
AuthorBlockchain Revolution
Alex Tapscott is a globally recognized thought-leader, speaker and writer focused on the impact of emerging technologies on business, society and government. Alex is the co-author (with Don Tapscott) of the critically acclaimed #1 Globe and Mail Non-fiction best-seller, Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money Business and the World. In 2014, Alex published the seminal white paper “A Bitcoin Governance Network.” Prior to writing Blockchain Revolution, Alex worked for 7 years in Canadian and U.S. Capital Markets – raising hundreds of millions of dollars in critical growth capital.

Alex is also the founder and CEO of Northwest Passage Ventures, a social innovator. Alex currently sits on Advisory Board to Elections Canada, the independent, non-partisan agency responsible for conducting federal elections and referendums, and is a founding Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Futures Council on Blockchain. Alex is a graduate of Amherst College (cum laude) and is a CFA Charterholder. He lives in Toronto.