Michael Gord is the executive director of the Blockchain Education Network, a robust global network of blockchain enthusiasts, the founder and CEO of MLG Blockchain, an enterprise blockchain and ICO consulting and development firm, and the Chief Strategy Officer of Lucid Exchange, a next generation blockchain platform to trade future securities. Michael is also the founder and CEO of Bitcoin Canada, sits on the board of directors of the Blockchain Association of Canada, is an advisor and investor into Distributed ID and writes for Bitcoin Magazine in addition to several other prevalent fintech publications.
Michael is an active pioneer in the blockchain industry and has organized global annual events which introduce thousands of people around the world each year to their first bits and to the disruptive potential of blockchain technology. Some of these include the Bitcoin Airdrop, Blockchain Education Month, Blockchain Madness, Blockchain Gauntlet, BitCrawls, etc. Michael is also regularly featured as a speaker at fintech industry events and conferences around the world.
Michael holds a degree in Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Information Systems from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, where he founded the McGill Cryptocurrency Club and co-founded the McGill Students Fintech Association. After graduating, Michael made the first donation of bitcoin to the McGill Alumni Association.