In The Exchange with KB, host Kirill Bensonoff continues his series of interviews with today’s top innovation and tech people-to-know in business with expertise from blockchain to AI. In this latest episode, Bensonoff is joined by Sir John Hargrave, CEO of Bitcoin Market Journal to talk about the evolution of computing, his interest in comedy and of course – cryptocurrency and the Boston blockchain scene.
Sir John Hargrave is the CEO of Bitcoin Market Journal which reaches over 100,000 blockchain investors monthly. He is also the author of the forthcoming bestseller Blockchain For Everyone (Simon & Schuster, 2019), and is a frequent speaker, lecturer, and leader of the blockchain revolution.
00:20 Introduction to Sir John Hargrave
01:52 Life before blockchain
04:56 Finding a voice and career goals
07:50 The start of the web
10:43 Killer blockchain apps
14:13 Getting into Bitcoin
16:48 Crypto winter
18:40 Pivoting in business
20:08 Finding opportunities
22:53 Mischief Makers Manual and Mindhacking
23:48 Blockchain For Everyone
30:55 What could regulators do?
31:53 A new asset-class
35:01 Breaking the regulator monopoly
36:55 Investor certifications
38:57 What’s next for Hargrave?