Ken is a venture consultant and crypto currency event organizer, assisting major VC firms in deal sourcing, and mentoring/investing in tech startups worldwide. He is co-founder of Crypto Explorers, organizing deep-thinker tours of Switzerland’s “Crypto Valley” and beyond. He has been a tech columnist for several major publications. Ken also has long and varied career experience in software engineering and building high frequency trading systems, clients including Island ECN/Datek which disrupted NASDAQ and eventually got adopted by it. Ken was formerly on the executive team of MIT/Stanford Venture Lab and was once a touring bassist in a Los Angeles rock band. Ken studied Engineering and Physics at Cornell, and Business at Thunderbird and HBS.