Alex Tapscott is an entrepreneur, author and capital markets professional focused on emerging technologies, such as blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Alex oversees the Digital Assets Group at Ninepoint Partners, an investment firm with US$8 billion in assets under management and institutional contract. Alex also chairs the advisory council of Prophecy DeFi, a publicly traded investment firm focused on decentralized finance. Alex co-authored with Don Tapscott the best-selling book, Blockchain Revolution, which has been translated into more than 15 languages and has sold more than 500,000 copies worldwide. Alex is also the editor and a co-author of Financial Services Revolution. In 2017, Alex co-founded the Blockchain Research Institute, a think tank based in Toronto. He is a graduate of Amherst College and a CFA Charterholder.