Executive Committee

Stefan Matthews

Chairman, TAAL


Jimmy Nguyen

Founding President

Jimmy Nguyen is one of the world’s top Bitcoin and blockchain advocates. He is a renowned public speaker, media commentator
Martin Coxall

Senior Marketing Manager

An experienced marketing professional, Martin came to Bitcoin Association with a strong track record of success in a range of digital marketing roles.
Bryan Daugherty

Technical Outreach Specialist

Bryan has an extensive professional history in technical business development, having held several senior account executive positions throughout his career
Evan Freeman

Curriculum Specialist

An experienced educator, Evan joined Bitcoin Association as a Curriculum Specialist.
Julie Gaudreau

Technical Standards Project Coordinator

Julie Gaudreau has a strong organisational background with over 10 years’ experience in project and event management. Ambitious and dedicated
Laura Gillard

Executive Assistant

Kapil Jain

Curriculum contributor

Kapil Jain is a technology professional with 18 years of software development experience in banking and financial products working for
Brendan Lee

Training and Development Manager

Brendan joined Bitcoin Association having spent two years working with Bitcoin and blockchain-based businesses
Lise Li – China Regional Manager

Regional Manager for China

Beijing-based Lise joined Bitcoin Association as its China Manager following a career dedicated to digital commerce.
Liz Louw
Liz Louw

Content Marketing Specialist

Liz joined Bitcoin Association as Content Marketing Specialist after making her mark in the Bitcoin industry through her work at
Connor Murray

Content Creator

Connor is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of True Reviews, a blockchain-based review platform that allows users to monetize online
Patrick Prinz

Europe & Operations Manager

Zug-based Patrick joined Bitcoin Association as the organisation’s first hire for its Switzerland headquarters. With extensive experience in financial services
Ella Qiang

Regional Manager for Southeast Asia

Ella came to Bitcoin Association as its Southeast Asia Manager after accumulating extensive experience with Bitcoin SV startups.
Alex Speirs

Head of Communications

Alex joined Bitcoin Association as Head of Communications after a distinguished career in journalism.
Raylene Wilson

Technical Program Manager

Raylene joined Bitcoin Association with an extensive professional background working with NGOs and in the IT sector.
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Marcin Zarakowski

Legal Counsel and Public Policy Manager, Bitcoin Association

Attorney-at-law (Poland) specializing in IP law, IT law, data protection (CIPP/E), and AML/KYC with a profound knowledge of various legal aspects of blockchain technology and crypto-assets.
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Aaron Zhou

Technical Outreach Specialist for China

Independent Bitcoin Developer

Trainer, Bitcoin Association

Experienced backend developer, working IBM R&D center in China, focusing on enterprise service architecture, DevSecOps and blockchain technology. Also an