Andreas Antonopoulos

Andreas Antonopoulos

Formal First Name
1972 - present

Andreas Antonopoulos is a renowned technologist and serial entrepreneur who is now recognized as one of the most highly respected experts in bitcoin and open blockchain technologies. He has established a number of bitcoin businesses and launched several community open-source projects. In addition, Antonopoulos is a bestselling author, speaker, and advisor who helps startups navigate security and business risks. More than 200 of his articles on security, cloud computing, and data centers have been distributed in print and syndicated around the world.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Antonopoulos started his first company, an early BBS and proto-ISP, as a teenager in his home in Greece
  • He is a widely published author of articles and blog posts on bitcoin.
  • He holds 2 patents in networking and security
  • In 1990, he started teaching various IT topics in private, professional, and academic environments. 
  • In 2014, he was appointed as a teaching fellow with the University of Nicosia, where he helped to develop the curriculum and co-taught the Introduction to Digital Currencies course. 
  • He has also appeared as an expert witness in legal cases and regulatory hearings around the world, including the Australian Senate Banking Committee and the Canadian Senate Commerce. 
  • He has more than 400 speaking engagements under his belt.
  • He has been interviewed by Bloomberg, CNN, CNBC, CBS, NBC, ABC, BBC, and Financial Times for his industry expertise. 
  • He has been a repeat guest on The Joe Rogan Experience and London Real. 
  • He has been featured in numerous documentary films.
  • He is a permanent host on the Let’s Talk Bitcoin podcast with more than 400 episodes recorded to date. 
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.