As Head of International Operations of BTC Media LLC, John Riggins is a leader in digital currency and distributed ledger communications. After realizing the disruptive potential of blockchain technology for global trade while working in revenue strategy at FedEx, John joined BTC Media, a corporate group that includes Distributed.com, Bitcoin Magazine, yBitcoin, and the Let’s Talk Bitcoin podcast network.

BTC Media is now the world’s preeminent Blockchain and digital currencies focused media group, reaching readers worldwide and representing over 500 clients ranging from startups to multi-billion-dollar Fortune 500 companies.

John’s previous entrepreneurial ventures include Forza Financial a microfinance company he helped grow from concept to a leading domestic MFI in the US.

John lives and works between Shanghai, China, where BTC Media makes its Asia headquarters, and Nashville, Tennessee. John has degrees in economics and Mandarin Chinese from the University of Alabama.