Jon Matonis is a Founding Board Director of the Bitcoin Foundation and CEO of Luxembourg-based Globitex. His career has included senior influential posts at VISA International, VeriSign, Sumitomo Bank, and Hushmail.
An economist and eMoney researcher focused on expanding the circulation of nonpolitical digital currencies, Jon also serves as an independent board director to companies in the Bitcoin, blockchain, mobile payments, and iGaming sectors. A prominent fintech columnist with Forbes Magazine, American Banker, and CoinDesk, he recently joined the editorial board for the cryptocurrency journal Ledger. His early work on digital cash systems and financial cryptography has been published by Dow Jones
and the London School of Economics.