Mr. Barry Silbert is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer, Board Member and Investment Committee Member at Digital Currency Group. He is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Grayscale. He serves as Advisor at Unocoin. A pioneer in digital currency investing, Barry began buying bitcoin in 2012 and quickly established himself as one of the earliest and most active investors in the industry. Barry founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at SecondMarket (acquired by NASDAQ in 2015) and earlier in his career worked as an investment banker. Barry graduated with honors from the Goizueta Business School of Emory University. He has received many accolades including being named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young and Crain's, and being selected to Fortune's prestigious "40 Under 40" list. Barry has a longstanding passion for investing in great entrepreneurs with big ideas and has a knack for disruption himself.