Alex Tapscott a business author, and advisor from Canada. He has been extensively working with applications of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. He is the CEO and Founder of NextBlock Global, an investment company in the blockchain industry and is the co-founder, of the Blockchain Research Institute. He co-wrote with his father, the best seller, "Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business, and the World". In March, 2017 he was awarder as founding member of the International Monetary Fund's High Level Advisory Group on FinTech and in July, 2017, he was listed for the Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Awards.