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Michael Casey

Senior AdvisorDigital Currency Initiative, MIT Media Lab

Michael Casey is a Senior Advisor for the Digital Currency Initiative at MIT’s Media Lab, where he heads research into blockchain applications that advance financial inclusion and energy efficiency, and a senior lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. Formerly a journalist at The Wall Street Journal, Casey is also Chairman of the Advisory Board at CoinDesk, the leading media outlet and events coordinator within the digital currency and blockchain industry. He is the author of five books, including the recently published The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything, which he co-wrote with Paul Vigna.