Editorial Team

Mr. Jon Matonis

Jon Matonis is a Founding Board Director for the Bitcoin Foundation and his career has included senior influential posts at VISA International, VeriSign, Sumitomo Bank, and Hushmail.

Jon is also a fintech and cryptography columnist at Forbes Magazine, American Banker, PaymentsSource, and CoinDesk. Currently, he serves as independent board director and advises companies in the bitcoin, Blockchain, mobile, and gaming sectors. His early work on digital cash systems and financial cryptography has been published by Dow Jones and the London School of Economics.

Jon has presented worldwide on the topic of Bitcoin and its disruptive economic implications to a wide variety of audiences, including members of the Federal Reserve, Bank of England, European Central Bank, SWIFT, IRS, DHS, payment networks, major financial institutions, regulatory bodies, iGaming operators, hedge funds, and family offices.