Michael Casey is a senior advisor at MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative and a senior lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He also the Chairman of CoinDesk’s Advisory Board. Before joining MIT, Casey spent 18 years at Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal, where he last served as a columnist covering global economics. He the author of five books, including the recently published The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything, co-authored with Paul Vigna. Casey is a graduate of the University of Western Australia and has higher degrees from Curtin and Cornell universities.