Below is an incomplete list of my press and media appearances. You may notice my views have evolved over the years.


The Coming Bifurcation of Bitcoin’, Angus Champion de Crespigny [Op Ed], CoinDesk, January 7, 2019


A Former Blockchain Believer Explains Why It Will Never Benefit Corporations’, Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway, Bloomberg, November 19, 2018

He Was a Blockchain Believer. Now He’s a Heretic. But He’s Still Bullish on Bitcoin’, Avi Salzman, Barron’s, November 10, 2018

Chancellor's blockchain idea is a desperate scrape of the Brexit barrel’, Dan McCrum and Jemima Kelly, Financial Times (Alphaville), October 2, 2018

How I Lost My Faith in Private Blockchains’, Angus Champion de Crespigny [Op Ed], CoinDesk, September 27, 2018

Bitcoin Core Developer Joins Forces With Former Morgan Stanley Exec To Warn SEC’, Michael del Castillo, Forbes, September 21, 2018

Americas Financial Services Cryptocurrency Leader Says Banks and Bitcoin Can Coexist’, Joe Weisenthal, Bloomberg TV, June 15th 2018

Cryptocurrency Investing Should Be a Long-Term Thing, Says EY Americas Blockchain Leader’, Akshay Makadiya, Bitsonline, February 7, 2018

EY Blockchain Leader Says Firms Need Long-Term Plan for Bitcoin’, Julia Chatterly, Scarlet Fu, Joe Weisenthal, Bloomberg TV, February 5, 2018


Top 5 Factors Driving Bitcoin Higher This Year’, Charles Bovaird, Forbes, December 22, 2017

Exciting Time as Bitcoin Heads for Futures Launch’, Scarlet Fu, Joe Weisenthal, Julia Chatterley, Bloomberg TV, December 7, 2017

What is blockchain? The most disruptive tech in decades’, Lucas Mearian, Computerworld, November 7, 2017

ICO Communities Look Past Regulations And Attempt To Evaluate Tokens And Set Standards’, Laura Shin, Forbes, August 11, 2017

‘‘We’re in production’: Bank execs  on the state of play for blockchain’, Kristin Broughton, American Banker, June 13, 2017

FAQ: What is blockchain and how can it help business?’, Lucas Mearian, Network World, April 24, 2017

Blockchain: ‘Overhyped’ buzzword or real-deal enterprise solution?’, Lucas Mearian, Computerworld April 19, 2017

3 not-so futuristic blockchain applications’, Diana Asatryan, Bank Innovation, March 8, 2017

‘Big four’ firm EY begins blockchain ID platform rollout’, Jonathan Keane, CoinDesk, February 28, 2017

Not yet ‘do or die’: experts see slow road for DLT in 2017’, George Yacik, CoinDesk, February 6, 2017

CoinDesk’s 2016 in review reviewed: The best of the series’, Pete Rizzo and William Mougayar, CoinDesk, January 17, 2017


The resurrection of public blockchains’, Original research, CoinDesk, December 14, 2016

For banks, 2017 Is shaping up to be the year of the blockchain’, Bailey McCann, Institutional Investor, December 7, 2016

Getting started with blockchain smart contracts’, Bruce Harpham, CIO, December 6, 2016

Blockchain in insurance: applications and pursuing a path to adoption’, Original research, Carrier Management, November 1, 2016

What would a blockchain world look like?’, Original research, Banking Exchange, September 8, 2016

Building The Internet Of Trust: Selecting The Right Blockchain For Your Organization’, Jonathan Chester, Forbes, August 29, 2016

Blockchain reaction: Tech plans for critical mass’, Original research, TabbFORUM, July 26, 2016

Why Big Bank Consultants Were Watching Ethereum’s Hard Fork’, Pete Rizzo, CoinDesk, July 22, 2016

Financing the Future: EY Blockchain Advisor on Fintech’, Jamie Redman,, June 24, 2016

Silicon Valley and fintech giants head to Sydney in regional tech power play’, Paul Smith, Australian Financial Review, May 30, 2016


Why Risks to Lending to Bitcoin Companies Shouldn’t Be Dismissed Outright’, Original research, Consumers Research, November 20, 2014

Lawsky says BitLicense not intended to cover non-currency use cases – which is good!’, Original research, Consumers Research, October 28, 2014

From Overstock to Issuing Stock: Taking on Asset and Securities Distribution on the Blockchain’, Original research, Consumers Research, October 20, 2014