Michael Casey is a senior advisor at MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative and a senior lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He also the Chairman of CoinDesk’s Advisory Board, a founding member of the Global Blockchain Business Council, and an advisor to various companies and not-for-profit organizations. Before joining MIT, Casey spent 24 years as a journalist, most of it at Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal, where he was last a columnist covering global economics. He is a frequent public speaker, a regular media commentator and the author of five books, including the recently published The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything and, from 2015, The Age of Cryptocurrency, both co-written with Paul Vigna. Casey is a graduate of the University of Western Australia and has higher degrees from Curtin and Cornell universities.
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