The Team

No offices and no borders. We're a decentralized team of journalists, hackers, and analysts reporting on the world of cryptocurrency, one bit at a time.

John Chen

John Chen

CEO
John is the CEO of Crypto Briefing and an entrepreneur with extensive experience building and scaling companies across multiple industries including digital media, marketing, and tech. John has been in the crypto industry since 2020, having been on the founding teams of several blockchain projects including infrastructure and web3 gaming.
Han Kao

Han Kao

Founder / Board Member
Han is the founder of Crypto Briefing and serial entrepreneur with international experience in tech and media. Han is an active early stage investor and mentor to founders building in the blockchain and Web3 space.
Anton Tarasov

Anton Tarasov

Head of Research
Anton Tarasov has been serving in the blockchain space since 2016. A strong proponent of the power of intangible resources and personal freedom, he believes cryptocurrencies can improve people’s lives. Loves making music in his spare time.
Diego Almada Lopez
Mexico

Diego Almada Lopez

Senior Editor
Mexico
Diego is a seasoned crypto analyst, having worked at several venture capital firms. Now he's using that experience to deliver insights for Crypto Briefing.
Diego Almada Lopez
Mexico

Diego Almada Lopez

Senior Editor
Mexico
Diego is a seasoned crypto analyst, having worked at several venture capital firms. Now he's using that experience to deliver insights for Crypto Briefing.
Vince Dioquino

Vince Dioquino

Editor
Vince is a self-taught creative with a background in philosophy. He's been writing about crypto since 2017.
Vivian Nguyen

Vivian Nguyen

Journalist
Vi is a crypto researcher with an interest in data, statistics, and culture. She is a strong believer that everyone and everything is connected.
Gino Matos

Gino Matos

Journalist
Mitchell Moos
New York City

Mitchell Moos

New York City
Mitchell is a former journalist and technology enthusiast. Before getting involved in journalism, Mitchell was a project manager at a firm that built distributed software on Hyperledger. His first startup designed algorithms for optimizing cryptocurrency mining.
Andre Cronje
Cape Town, South Africa

Andre Cronje

Code Reviewer
Cape Town, South Africa
Andre is a software architect with 20 years of development experience. He moved into telecoms developing big data, high-transactional infrastructure before delving into mobile security and cryptography. His last five years have been spent building FinTech solutions and leveraging blockchain technology to provide cost-reducing financial products to the unbanked in Africa.
Jon Rice
Honey Grove, Texas

Jon Rice

Former Editor-in-Chief
Honey Grove, Texas
Jon is the co-founder and former Editor in Chief at Crypto Briefing. He has also served as Editor in Chief at Cointelegraph and Blockworks. He likes to build things, especially communities. Jon advocates for inclusion, a diversity of ideas, and for truth in the crypto-sphere.