He is malagousia antonopoulos bitcoin host on the Let’s Talk Bitcoin podcast and a teaching fellow for the M. Antonopoulos obtained his degree in Computer Science and Data Communications and Distributed Systems from University College London.
He consulted businesses on open source and open networks as early as 1990. He has authored more than two hundred articles published in print and syndicated worldwide. In 2012 Antonopoulos became enamored with bitcoin. He eventually abandoned his job as a freelance consultant and started speaking at conferences about bitcoin, consulting for startups, and writing articles free of charge.
According to his podcast, Antonopoulos is a consultant on several bitcoin-related startups. He served as head of the Bitcoin Foundation’s anti-poverty committee until 2014, when he resigned citing a lack of transparency as the reason. In January 2014, Antonopoulos joined Blockchain. In September 2014 he left the CSO role and became an advisor to the board. Antonopoulos was an outspoken critic of the Mt.
Gox trading platform as early as April 2013, calling it “a systemic risk to bitcoin, a death trap for traders and a business run by the clueless”. In February 2014, following the closing of Mt. Gox, Antonopoulos published a further analysis of the collapse and its effect on the greater bitcoin ecosystem. In April 2014, Antonopoulos organised a fundraising campaign for Dorian Nakamoto, who was identified in a Newsweek article as the creator of bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. The reporting techniques used in the article were controversial among journalists and Bitcoin community members. On 8 October 2014, Antonopoulos spoke in front of the Banking, Trade and Commerce committee of the Senate of Canada to address the senators’ questions on how to regulate bitcoin in Canada.