Matthew Roszak is a leading blockchain investor, entrepreneur and advocate. Mr. Roszak is chairman and co-founder of Bloq, a blockchain technology company and the creators of Metronome, a next generation cryptocurrency. Mr. Roszak is also founding partner of Tally Capital, a private investment firm focused on cryptocurrencies and blockchain- enabled technology, with a portfolio of market leading companies including: Binance, Block.One, Blockstream, Civic, Genaro, Orchid, Polymath, Rivetz, Spacechain, tZERO and Qtum.
Mr. Roszak serves as chairman of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the world’s largest trade association representing the blockchain industry — and the founder of the Token Alliance, an industry-led initiative developing best practices and standards for the responsible issuance of tokens. In addition, Mr. Roszak serves on the board of BitGive, a nonprofit foundation that improves philanthropic impact with blockchain technology. Mr. Roszak is also the founder of the Chicago Blockchain Center, a public-private partnership with the State of Illinois, CME Group, DRW and Lightbank. Mr. Roszak was a producer of the industry’s first ever documentary, The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin.
Mr. Roszak is a sought after thought leader on blockchain technology, and has testified as an expert before U.S. Congress and spoken at the U.S. Federal Reserve. Mr. Roszak has presented at TEDx, been featured on CNBC and quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and Financial Times. In addition, Mr. Roszak has been a keynote speaker at fintech conferences worldwide, including Money20/20, CES and Consensus.