Alex Tapscott is an entrepreneur, writer and seasoned capital markets professional focused on the impact of emerging technologies, such as blockchain and cryptocurrencies, on business, government, and society.
Alex is the Managing Director of the Digital Assets Group at Ninepoint Partners, a leading asset management firm in Canada. He is also co-author of the critically acclaimed non-fiction best-seller, Blockchain Revolution
, which has been translated into more than 19 languages and has sold more than 500,000 copies worldwide. He is also the Editor and Co-author of the new book Financial Services Revolution: How Blockchain is Transforming Money, Market and Banking
(January 2020), already in its second run with translations in Chinese and Portuguese planned for 2020.
In 2017, Alex co-founded the Blockchain Research Institute (BRI)
, a global think-tank investigating blockchain strategies, opportunities and use-cases. Previously, Alex was an executive at the investment bank Canaccord Genuity. Alex is a graduate of Amherst College (Cum Laude) and is a CFA Charterholder. He lives in Toronto.