#13 Andreas Antonopoulos

Name: Andreas M. Antonopoulos 

Position: Bitcoin Evangelist & Author of 'Mastering Bitcoin'

Twitter: https://twitter.com/aantonop

Persional Website/blog: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop

Age: 46

Citizenship: Greece & UK



Third Key Solutions, CTO

Blockchain.info, Board Advisor


Famous for: 

One of the world’s greatest advocates of Bitcoin, Blockchain technology, and the principles of decentralization, Antonopoulos is a security and distributed systems expert, a widely published author of books, articles, and blog posts on cryptocurrencies, a frequent speaker at technology and security conferences worldwide, a coder, and an entrepreneur. Antonopoulos offers strategic consulting to a small number of cryptocurrency companies, as well as offering expert witness testimony as an expert in the security, technical details and use of cryptocurrencies.



  1. In December 2017, unsolicited donations of over 100 bitcoins were sent to A. Antonopoulos by over a thousand followers of his work.
  2. Is the author of three books: “Mastering Bitcoin” (published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin) and “The Internet of Money”, volumes 1 & 2. And he currently works on his fourth book “Mastering Ethereum”.
  3. Degrees in Computer Science, Data Communications & Distributed Systems from University College London (UCL), UK.
  4. Claimed to be the first who used the phrase “The Internet of Money”.
  5. The primary motivation for bitcoin that made a slogan is “the other six billion people”.



  • Since 2012, when I found bitcoin and became obsessed with the technology, I’ve worked to become one of those objective, independent, and strong voices.