All Speakers

Peter McCormack

Peter McCormack

PODCASTER, DOCUMENTARY MAKER, & FOOTBALL CLUB CHAIRMAN
Sam Callahan

Sam Callahan

Sam Callahan is the Lead Analyst at Swan Bitcoin. He writes the popular “Running the Numbers” section in the monthly Swan Private Insight Report. Sam’s analysis is frequently shared across social media, and he’s been a guest on popular podcasts such as The Investor’s Podcast, Coin Stories, and the Stephan Livera Podcast.
Stephan Livera

Stephan Livera

Stephan Livera hosts one of Bitcoin’s leading podcasts (Stephan Livera Podcast), and he is also Head of Education, Swan Bitcoin. Stephan is also a partner in Bitcoiner Ventures. He contributes for various outlets and publications, such as Bitcoin Magazine, Mises Institute as well as speaking at Bitcoin conferences internationally. He is listed in the top 20 globally for Bitcoin relevance on hive.one/bitcoin.Previously he worked as an Australian Chartered Accountant for Deloitte, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and Macquarie Bank. Stephan grew up in Sydney, Australia and studied Commerce with Accounting & Finance majors at the University of New South Wales.
Alex Gladstein

Alex Gladstein

Alex Gladstein is the chief strategy officer at the Human Rights Foundation. He has also served as vice president of strategy for the Oslo Freedom Forum since its inception in 2009. In his work, Alex has connected hundreds of dissidents and civil society groups with business leaders, technologists, journalists, philanthropists, policymakers and artists to promote free and open societies. Alex's writing and views on human rights and technology have appeared in media outlets across the world, including The Atlantic, BBC, Bloomberg, CNN, Fast Company, The Guardian, NPR, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, TIME and WIRED. He has spoken at universities ranging from MIT to Stanford, presented at the European Parliament and U.S. State Department and serves as a faculty member at Singularity University and as an advisor to Blockchain Capital. He currently lives in the San Francisco area, and you can reach him at alex@hrf.org. He co-authored "The Little Bitcoin Book" in 2019 and frequently speaks and writes about why Bitcoin matters for human rights.
Lawrence Lepard

Lawrence Lepard

First purchased BTC in 2013. Partner of Fund focusing on "sound money". Partner of Bitcoin Opportunity Fund. Outspoken advocate for sound money and ending The Federal Reserve and the Keynsian driven lie.
Vijay Boyapati

Vijay Boyapati

In 2011 Vijay Boyapati discovered Bitcoin and went down the proverbialrabbit hole in a quest to understand how a new formof Internet money, backed by no commodity and guaranteedby no government, could have any economic value.Armed with a background in Austrian economics, Boyapatipublished The Bullish Case for Bitcoin in 2021 to provide the layperson with an economic framework with which they could understand Bitcoin.
Matthew Kratter

Matthew Kratter

Matthew Kratter is the founder of the popular YouTube channel Bitcoin University (formerly Trader University), and the author of numerous Amazon books on trading and investment strategies. He has more than 25 years of investing experience, including working at Peter Thiel's hedge fund Clarium.
Natalie Brunell

Natalie Brunell

Host of Coin Stories Podcast and Hard Money Show, News Media Commentator and Veteran Journalist.