Charlie is founder of the Bitcoin Foundation (Vice-Chairman 2012 to 2014), and worked on the standardization, protection and promotion of Bitcoin. Specifically, Charlie led the partnerships and mergers of Fundación Bitcoin Argentina, Bitcoin Embassy of Canada, and Bitcoin Association of Australia, making sure all local Bitcoin communities have global resources and mentoring. As co-‐founder and former CEO at BitInstant LLC, an early Bitcoin start-‐up that provided a secure, fast and convenient way of globally buying and selling Bitcoin, Charlie led the company during its infancy to innovate and provide services aligned with the needs of the fast-‐growing Bitcoin community.
Currently, Charlie has taken a Business Development Role at the award-winning international online payment platform Payza. He is also a podcaster as the host of Untold Stories and the founder of CryptoIQ, a cryptocurrency intelligence company.
He continues to participate in industry panels and providing context for various news outlets who are beginning to report on digital currency such as one of his latest pieces in https://cointelegraph.com/news/bretton-woods-2-0-is-knocking-at-our-door-and-it-s-not-here-to-help.
During an interview with CoinDesk, he said "I've learned that the people in our space are f****** brilliant."
Picture source: Charlie Shrem