Michael Perklin

Michael Perklin

Chief Information Security Officer, ShapeShift

Biography

Michael Perklin launched the world’s first blockchain security company in 2012, and became ShapeShift’s CISO in 2017. He also serves on the boards of The Bitcoin Foundation and C4. Michael emerged as the world’s foremost blockchain security expert after leading the creation of the CryptoCurrency Security Standard, and investigating numerous high-profile blockchain thefts including the hacks at ShapeShift and Bitfinex.

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