Camila Russo is the founder and CEO of The Defiant, an information platform focusing on decentralized finance. She is the author of the best-seller The Infinite Machine, the first book on the history of Ethereum, which was published by HarperCollins in July, 2020 and executive producer of the film adaptation, The Infinite Machine Movie.  Russo’s background is a financial journalist with experience across continents and asset classes, with a focus on the more volatile corners of the market. Her mission is to educate people on the transformative power of decentralisation. As one of the most prolific and dedicated cryptocurrency reporters, Russo previously worked at Bloomberg covering the Argentine market (bonds, stocks, FX) based in Buenos Aires; European stocks with a focus on Southern Europe in Madrid; and macro emerging markets moves for the Markets Live blog in New York. Previous to Bloomberg she wrote international news for Chile’s largest national newspaper, El Mercurio. Russo has a Master of Science degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and a bachelor’s degree from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile.

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