Michael Casey is Chief Content Officer at CoinDesk, the leading provider of news, events programming and research for the blockchain and digital asset community. He is also chairman and cofounder of media-tech startup Streambed Media and a senior advisor at MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative.

Casey was formerly at The Wall Street Journal, his last post as senior columnist covering global finance. He has five acclaimed books to his name, including The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything and The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money are Challenging the Global Economic Order, both co-authored with former WSJ colleague Paul Vigna.

Casey is a frequent speaker on the international conference circuit, giving presentations on topics of digital innovation, globalization, and the future of media and money. He has been an advisor to startups and large enterprises, helping them address digital transformation.