Yesterday, March 8th, was International Women’s Day! We at Token Metrics want to give recognition to the women in crypto for their contribution to the industry.
Throughout March, Token Metrics is interviewing influential women in today’s crypto market for a new limited series on TMTV. So far, we have interviewed Amber Ghaddar, and Laura Shin, while Camilla Russo will meet with us on March 24th.
So tune in, and remember that as an additional treat, Token Metrics is offering a 10% discount to those who sign up to any plan during the month of March, 2022.
Now, without further ado, here are 10 of the most influential women in today’s cryptocurrency market.
Laura Shin is a crypto journalist and hosts the crypto podcast “Unchained.” Formerly a senior editor at Forbes, she was the first mainstream journalist to cover crypto full-time and is author of the book, The Cryptopians: Idealism, Greed, Lies, and the Making of the First Big Cryptocurrency Craze.
- Watch Token Metrics Analyst Bill Noble Interview Laura Shin here.
Camilla Russo is Founder of The Defiant and author of The Infinite Machine: How an Army of Crypto-hackers Is Building the Next Internet with Ethereum.
Camilla has moderated and spoken at some of the most influential cryptocurrency conferences, done multiple TV and radio appearances, and was awarded first place for online journalism by Brazil’s exchange operator BM&F Bovespa earlier.
Amber Ghaddar is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Investment Officer at AllianceBlock. Prior to Allianceblock, she was a bond trader at JP Morgan London where she held various leadership positions. She started her career in Global Investment Research at Goldman Sachs London, and moved from there to the Cross-Asset Solution team at JP Morgan London in 2012.
AllianceBlock (ALBT) is building a decentralized, blockchain-agnostic layer two protocol that automates the process of turning any digital asset into a bankable security with an internationally recognized Individual Securities Identification Number (ISIN).
- Watch Token Metrics Analyst Bill Noble Interview Amber Ghaddar here.
Cathie Wood is the Founder, CEO and CIO of Ark Invest. Cathie registered ARK Investment Management LLC (“ARK”) as an investment adviser with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in January 2014. Prior to ARK, Cathie spent twelve years at AllianceBernstein as Chief Investment Officer of Global Thematic Strategies where she managed $5 billion.
It focuses solely on disruptive innovation and offers investment solutions to investors seeking long-term growth in the public markets. Current themes include Disruptive innovation, Autonomous Tech and Robotics, Genomic Revolution, Next Generation Internet, FinTech innovation, Space Exploration, Mobility-as-a-Service, 3D Printing, Israel Innovation and Cryptocurrency.
Cynthia Lummis is a Republican Senator from Wyoming, who is well known for her supportive views regarding Bitcoin. From her seat on the Senate Banking Committee, Lummis is leading the legislative push to build a regulatory framework that will support crypto markets.
Lummis says her bill will tame the lawlessness of crypto by allowing legit projects to flourish under a supervisory framework akin to those that oversee current securities and commodities.
Alena is a business developer, advisor to startups, and Co-Founder of SatoshiLabs: the developers of one of the biggest cryptocurrency wallets in the world, Trezor. It offers one of the most secure ways to keep your cryptocurrency safe. Alena holds a degree in economics and a master’s in marketing communication.
Toni Lane Casserly
Toni Casserly is Co-Founder of one the biggest online publications for cryptocurrency, Cointelegraph. Here, she serves to shape the psychological perception of the market and provide financial information from the digital currency world.
Toni also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science and Arts and is currently helping develop the Singularity University, which offers educational programs in new technologies.
Nadine & Nicole Damblon
Nadine and Nicole are sisters located in Vienna who have worked together to develop HydroMiner. They started mining in Düsseldorf back in 2014, and have worked together ever since. HydroMiner is an eco-friendly cryptocurrency mining farm that uses hydropower stations. They promote green-mining, an environmentally friendly method to mine cryptocurrencies
Kiara is a writer and SysAdmin at the Bitcoin company Blockstream. Her gateway into tech and Bitcoin started with Austrian economics. After first hearing about Bitcoin, she spent the next few years learning how to code with the aim of understanding it.
Kiara is also author of Bitcoin Clarity. The book is a guide to understanding Bitcoin with mental models instead of code. It is meant for the non-technical audience – people who have been tempted to fall into the “learn to code” trap themselves.
Elizabeth Stark is Co-founder and CEO of Lightning Labs. She is a blockchain entrepreneur, educator and lecturer in computer science at Yale University. In 2016, she founded Lightning Labs, a developer of the Lightning Network — a layer-two solution that seeks to combat the scalability issues within the Bitcoin network.
The public beta version of the Lightning Network was released in March 2018, which outlined the first step in putting together an ecosystem for fast transactions across the blockchain. Currently, Lightning Labs offers a series of verifiable and non-custodial Lightning-based financial services.