Alex Tapscott is the CEO and Founder of Northwest Passage Ventures, an advisory firm building industry-defining and path-breaking companies in the blockchain industry. In 2014 he researched and wrote the seminal report on governing digital currencies for the Global Solutions Network program at the Rotman School of Management. Prior to founding Northwest Passage Ventures, he worked for seven years in investment banking in New York and Toronto. Alex currently sits on the advisory boards of numerous companies in the fintech industry. He is a graduate of Amherst College (Cum laude) and a CFA Charterholder.