Alex Tapscott is the President and CEO of Northwest Passage Ventures, which specializes in financing and advising emerging technology companies, with a focus on fin-tech and blockchain technology. Alex is also the co-author, along with Don Tapscott, of the upcoming book Blockchain Revolution: The Brilliant Technology Changing Money, Business and The World, to be published by Penguin Randomhouse in 2016. Alex’s first book, Canada’s Common Law Crisis, was published in 2008. Alex serves as a research fellow for the Global Solutions Network (GSN) program at the Martin Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School of Business in Toronto. In 2014, as part of a multi-million dollar research project looking into new forms of global governance, he published the white paper “A Bitcoin Governance Network.” Alex is a graduate of Amherst College (Cum Laude) in Amherst, MA and is CFA charterholder.