James Gorman, CEO of Morgan Stanley

James Gorman, CEO of Morgan Stanley

James Gorman, CEO of Morgan Stanley

Biography

James Gorman is the Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley. James was born in Australia, and went to Xavier College as well as the University of Melbourne. 

In 2014 James was included in the 50 most influential ranking of Bloomberg Markets Magazine.

Gorman serves on the Federal Advisory council to the US Federal Reserve Board as well as other monetary focused public and private boards.

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James Gorman Bitcoin Quotes

  • “The concept of anonymous currency is a very interesting concept- interesting for the privacy protections it gives people, interesting because what is says to the central banking system about controlling that” [source]
  • “Bitcoin is certainly something more than just a fad” [source]
  • “I haven’t invested in it. I’ve talked to a lot of people who have. Its obviously highly speculative but its not something that’s inherently bad. It’s a natural consequence of the whole blockchain technology” [source]

 

Involvement with Bitcoin

  • N/A

 

Media Sources

  • Bitcoin is more than a fad [source]

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Nassim Taleb, Author, Former Wall Street

Nassim Taleb, Author, Former Wall Street

Nassim Taleb, Author, Former Wall Street

Biography

Nassim Taleb is a Lebanese America. Nassim is an author, investor, statistician, and former trader. His book, Black Swan, is considered by Sunday Times as one of the top 12 most influential books since WWII. Nassim focuses on risk and decisions. He is currently listed as a scientific adviser at Universa Investments.

Nassim went to the University of Paris as well as Wharton University.

Twitter: @nntaleb

 

Nassim Taleb Bitcoin Quotes

  • “Bitcoin is a remarkable cryptographic achievement…The ability to create something which is not duplicable in the digital world has enormous value. Lots of people will build business on top of that”
  • “Bitcoin is winning” [source]
  • “But its mere existence is an insurance policy that will remind governments that the last object establishment could control, namely, the currency, is no longer their monopoly. This gives us, the crowd, an insurance policy against an Orwellian future” [source]
  • “Bitcoin is the beginning of something great. A currency without a government, something necessary and imperative” [source]

 

Involvement with Bitcoin

  • Nassim Taleb often writes articles or posts tweets further analyzing the power of Bitcoin [source]
  • Nassim Taleb wrote the forward to the Bitcoin Standard by Saifedean Ammous
  • Nassim Taleb has been adopted as the “Resident Philosophy” by the Bitcoin community. Taleb’s concepts such as Anti-fragile and Black Swan apply to Bitcoin and it’s impact on society as a whole.  

Media Sources

  • Taleb wrote the Forward to The Bitcoin Standard by Saifedean Ammous [source]
  • Fireside chat at Blockcon with Nassim Taleb and Naval Ravikant [source]
  • Why Nassim Taleb is still betting on crypto [source]

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Al Gore, Vice President of the U.S.

Al Gore, Vice President of the U.S.

Al Gore, Vice President of the U.S.

Biography

Al Gore is the former 45th Vice President of the United States during Bill Clinton’s term in 1992.. They were both re-elected for a second term in 1996. Al was the Democratic candidate in 2000, losing to George Bush. Gore has 24 years of being an elected official prior to service as United State VP.

Gore has spent the last decade + as an author and environmental activist. Al Gore is the founder of The Climate Reality Project and has many other ongoing projects focused on Climate change.

Gore has received the Nobel Peace Prize, a Grammy Award, and an Academy Award. Al Gore went to both Harvard and Vanderbilt University and is considered to have a net worth around 200 million dollars.

Twitter: @algore

 

Al Gore Bitcoin Quotes

  • “When Bitcoin currency is converted from currency into cash, that interface has to remain under some regulatory safeguards. I think the fact that within the Bitcoin universe an algorithm replaces the functions of [the government]… is actually pretty cool.” [source]
  • “I’m a big fan of Bitcoin” [source]

 

Involvement with Bitcoin

  • N/A

 

Media Sources

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Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize Economist

Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize Economist

Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize Economist

Biography

Milton Friedman is an economist who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his research on consumption analysis, monetary history and theory, and the complexity of stabilization policy.

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Milton Friedman Bitcoin Quotes

  • “I think the internet is going to be on of the major forces for reducing the role of government. The one thing that’s missing but that will soon be developed, is a reliable e-cash”  [source]

 

Involvement with Bitcoin

  • Milton Friedman has been a proponent to separating state and money for many years. He predicted that this could become possible through the invention and use of the internet.

 

Media Sources

  • Milton Friedman predicts Bitcoin in 1999 [source]
  • Milton Friedman full interview on AntiTrust and tech [source]

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Peter Diamandis, Singularity University

Peter Diamandis, Singularity University

Peter Diamandis, Singularity University

Biography

Peter Diamondis is a Greek American engineer and physician. He is an entrepreneur with a rolodex of business, but is best known for being the founder and chairman of the X Price Foundation, cofound of Singularity University and author.

Peter grew up in the Bronx and later attended Hamilton College. He transferred to MIT to study biology and physics. In his second year at MIT, he cofounded Students of the exploration and development of space. He graduated in 1983 with a BS in molecular genetics and then entered Harvard Medical school for his MD.

Twitter: @PeterDiamondis

 

Peter Diamondis Bitcoin Quotes

  • “At its core, bitcoin is a smart currency, designed by very forward-thinking engineers. It eliminates the need for banks, gets rid of credit card fees, currency exchange fees, money transfer fees, and reduces the need for lawyers in transitions…all good things” [source]

 

Involvement with Bitcoin

  • Peter Diamondis is a successful entrepreneur who has publicly supported Bitcoin 

 

Media Sources

  • Why Peter Diamondis is swapping out gold for Bitcoin [source]
  • Blockchain will enable extraordinary transformations [source]
  • Abundance and Implications of Exponential Change [source]

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