Most Influential 2020 features art from Alotta Money, XCopy, Osinachi, Matt Kane, Sarah Zucker, Yonat Vaks and Olive Allen.
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Amiti Uttarwar: Building Bitcoin’s Future
With two new grants under her belt, Bitcoin Core’s first full-time female developer is building the future of the network.
Hayden Adams: King of the DeFi Degens
Hayden Adams took a $65,000 grant and turned it into a $2 billion protocol; meet the King of the DeFi Degens.
Balaji Srinivasan: The Man Who Called COVID
The former Coinbase CTO sounded the alarm early about the virus. More broadly, he’s emerged as a prolific and perceptive thinker about the trust and knowledge problems crypto aims to solve.
Zhou Xiaochuan: The Father of the Digital Yuan
“The PBOC that is not criticized by the public will not withstand the test of history,” the current head of the central bank says. Zhou Xiaochuan’s legacy – the digital yuan – was sidelined, until it became necessary,.
Andre Cronje: DeFi Expressionist
Andre Cronje founded the platform that kick-started 2020’s DeFi summer that made thousands rich. It almost broke him.
Cathie Wood: Ahead of the Curve
Described by Bloomberg as the “best investor you’ve never heard of,” Cathie Wood has made a string of smart, future-facing bets, including a big stake in Bitcoin.
Juan Benet: From Idea to Action
Filecoin and IPFS creator Juan Benet is unafraid of taking on imposing problems. Like, say, rebuilding the internet.
Linda Lacewell: A Friendlier Regulator
NYDFS Superintendent Linda Lacewell is a regulator prepared to work with the grain of crypto rather than against it.
Jesse Powell: Bitcoin Banker
In 2011, Jesse Powell stored digital assets for online gamers. Now, his crypto exchange has created a bank for which he helped develop the rules.