About Peter Vessenes

Peter Vessenes is the Founder of the Bitcoin Foundation, an organisation that seeks to standardise and promote the use of Bitcoin. He is also the CEO of CoinLab, Inc. A born entrepreneur Peter has founded many businesses, created an international development corporation in Africa, worked in top executive positions and as a business analyst, and served as a board member for tech companies.

Peter has a unique blend of business and mathematical analysis, curiosity and midwestern work ethic; he has founded multiple tech startups, created widely used products and systems, and served on several boards of directors. Inspired from travel experiences, he recently created an international development corporation in Africa.

"The technology of Bitcoin has so much potential to make a huge global impact that it can be overwhelming at first."

− Peter Vessenes