Michael is a Partner at block.one and is a tech entrepreneur and industry specialist. He has been heavily involved in the industry since 2012, including trading in crypto currencies and founding and managing a crypto mining facility in the US and the largest Scrypt ASIC retail website. Michael maintains strong relations with various industry players, including developers, exchanges and miners (both in China and the US). He is currently a member of the Satoshi Roundtable, a strictly invitation-only limited group of leaders involved in blockchain technology, and regularly speaks on Bitcoin and the mining industry. Michael entered college at the age of 14 and was also a consultant to the HBO show Silicon Valley.