Stephen Macaskill

With a decade of experience in monetary theory and traditional financial markets, Stephen dived head first into the cryptocurrency space when his precious metals company was the first in the industry to accept bitcoin as a payment method. He is now the CEO of Digital Asset Exchange, a platform for Kiwis to trade blockchain-based digital assets, and President of the Blockchain Association of New Zealand. 

Stephen is also an Alumni Board Member of the Foundation for Economic Education, an organisation dedicated to the education of Austrian Economics. He has made presentations across the US on the topics of bitcoin, blockchain technology, financial markets, and open source solutions including: Money 20/20, Denver Bitcoin Center, Freedom Fest, Liberty on the Rocks, and the Foundation for Economic Education.