Laura Shin  

Laura Shin is a crypto and blockchain currency journalist covering bitcoin, ethereum, ICOs, and tokens, and host of the podcasts Unchained: Big Ideas From the Worlds of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency and Unconfirmed: Insights and Analysis From the Top Minds in Crypto.

Formerly the senior managing editor of crypto and blockchain technology coverage at Forbes and co-lead reporter of the Forbes Fintech 50 list, she was the first mainstream journalist to cover crypto full-time. 

In 2018, Shin gave a TEDx San Francisco talk on how crypto could enable more people to become their own bosses, and was awarded the 2016 Blockchain Award for Most Insightful Journalist.

Laura presents worldwide at conferences, on panels, and online webcasts on the subjects of crypto assets, digital currencies/cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, Ethereum, ICOs, blockchain and related subjects. She has a forthcoming book on crypto coming out with PublicAffairs (Hachette).