Alex Lielacher is the founder & CEO of Rise Up Media, a content marketing agency that works with bitcoin businesses that are changing the world. He first came across bitcoin in 2011 and has worked full-time in the cryptocurrency industry since 2016.
Alex started his career in the banking industry in London, working in bond trading and sales. After a little over half a decade, he swapped his seat on the trading floor for a spot in cafés around the world, where he started his career as a freelance writer and marketer.
Previously Managing Editor of Bitcoin Market Journal, Alex holds a first-class honors in Investment and Financial Risk Management from Bayes Business School. Today, Alex contributes to leading media publications and works with a range of bitcoin and fintech companies to help bring bitcoin into the hands of more people and further blockchain adoption.