Andreas M. Antonopoulos

Coder  |  Entrepreneur  |  Commentator  |  Public Speaker  |  Writer

Author of “Mastering Bitcoin” by O’Reilly Media



Andreas is a passionate technologist, who is well-versed in many technical subjects. He is a serial tech-entrepreneur, having launched businesses in London, New York, and California. He has earned degrees in Computer Science and Data Communications and Distributed Systems from UCL. With experience ranging from hardware and electronics to high level business and financial systems technology consulting and years as CTO/CIO/CSO in many companies — he combines authority and deep knowledge with an ability to make complex subjects easy to understand. He often brings a fresh perspective to a topic with surprising insights and his ability to identify underlying principles and connections between different topics. More than 200 of his articles on security, cloud computing and data centers have been published in print and syndicated worldwide. His expertise includes Bitcoin, crypto-currencies, Information Security, Cryptography, Cloud Computing, Data Centers, Linux, Open Source and robotics software development. He also has been CISSP certified for 12 years.

As a bitcoin entrepreneur, Andreas has founded three bitcoin businesses and launched several community open-source projects. He often writes articles and blog posts on bitcoin, is a permanent host on Let’s Talk Bitcoin and prolific public speaker at technology events. Andreas is also writing a bitcoin book for developers, for O’Reilly Media.

Andreas serves on the advisory boards of several bitcoin startups and serves as the Chief Security Officer of Blockchain. He is available for limited-scope strategic consulting projects.



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O’Reilly Radar – Bitcoin is a money platform with many APIs


O’Reilly Radar – The crypto-currency ecosystem



Bitcoin – The Future of Money – Disrupt 2013, Athens Greece [20 min]

LA Meetup, January 2014

Toronto Bitcoin Expo 2014 – Currency as Language, Creates Sovreignty

LA Meetup April 2014 – Currency as Language

Milwaukee Meetup February 2014 – Bitcoin and the future of currency

Dinner with the Jefferson Club

Bitcoin Neutrality and Adoption – San Jose Conference 2013

De-centralization, bitcoin and mesh networks interview

Bitcoin Neutrality – laBitconf, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2013

Bitcoin Neutrality – Interview on Russian TV – RT

Audio Shows

Lead host on Let’s Talk Bitcoin, a syndicated talk show focused on Bitcoin and crypto-currencies


Founder, BitcoinPressCenter.org