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André Beganski



André Beganski became a Staff Reporter at Decrypt after serving as the publication's first intern in 2022. He graduated from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, where he studied Business and Economics Reporting while specializing in Data Journalism. He is based in Queens, New York, and has written for The New York Times and the New York Daily News. Disclosure: He owns less than 1 BTC, less than 1 ETH, 1 SOL, and a few NFTs of insignificant value.

Ryan Bubinski

Ryan Bubinski

Co-founder & CTO

Puerto Rico

Ryan is an entrepreneur, educator and software developer. He is a founding member of, and a Co-founder of Codecademy.

Stacy Elliott

Markets Editor

New Jersey

Stacy wrote for TheStreet Crypto after spending three years as a data analyst and product manager on the Goldman Sachs technology risk team. Prior to joining Goldman, Stacy led the data reporting team at Fortune. Before joining Fortune, she worked as a data reporter at Bankrate and the Star-Ledger. Disclosure: She owns less than 1 BTC and less than 2 ETH.

Ryan S. Gladwin

Ryan S. Gladwin is a staff writer based in the UK. He has previously been published in The Verge, Fortune, and CoinDesk. Disclosure: He holds BTC, ETH, and LINK.

Stephen Graves

Special Projects Editor


Stephen oversees sponsored content, Learn, and other special editorial and commercial projects at Decrypt. Previously he has contributed to titles including Stylus, Stuff, and LS:N Global. Disclosure: He owns 1 BTC and a significant amount of SCRT and SIENNA, and has recused himself from writing or editing stories about SCRT and SIENNA.

Alexander Gusev

Alexander Gusev

Software Engineer


Alex is a software engineer, indiepreneur and digital nomad. He has worked for various companies over the last decade.

Andrew Hayward

Managing Editor


Andrew is Decrypt’s Culture Editor. He began writing for Decrypt in 2019 as part of a 15-year freelance career, which included bylines at Rolling Stone, Vice, Playboy, Polygon, and more. Andrew has also worked on a film and several books. Disclosure: He owns less than 1 BTC, less than 5 ETH, and some NFTs.

Ilan Hazan

Ilan Hazan

Co-founder & CPO


Ilan is a Product Engineer and co-founder of Decrypt, based in Paris. He previously co-founded LitePaper.

Michelle Hermansen

Michelle Hermansen

Executive Assistant


Michelle is the Executive Assistant to the senior leadership team and lends her vocal talents to Decrypt videos. She has spent her career helping early stage tech companies fulfill their vision. She is also a passionate singer/songwriter and regularly performs in her electro indie pop band The Cedar Sisters.

Reza Jafery

Reza Jafery

PubDAO Community Lead


Reza has been in crypto since 2016 and was one of the most read writers on Medium and Quora for several years on crypto, blockchain, and NFTs. He’s worked with several top coin projects on tokenomics. Find him on Discord. Disclosure: He owns an irresponsible amount of NFTs.

Guillermo Jimenez



Guillermo is Managing Editor of Decrypt. He’s based in Austin, Texas, and has previously worked as a writer, editor, and podcast producer for various publications. Disclosure: No significant crypto holdings.

Jose Antonio Lanz

Writer & Translator


Jose is a journalist, lawyer, professor, and strategic planning specialist whose work has appeared in various cryptocurrency and blockchain publications. He is a native of Venezuela, and writes and translates for Decrypt US and for Decrypt Español. Disclosure: He owns less than 1 BTC.

Sander Lutz


Los Angeles

Sander is a reporter at Decrypt. Prior to getting into crypto, he worked in the entertainment industry at Hollywood talent agencies like CAA, and in academia at UC Berkeley School of Law. He graduated from UC Berkeley and has a masters in history from Cambridge. Disclosure: No significant crypto holdings.

Liz Napolitano

Liz Napolitano is a data reporter covering the intersection of technology and politics, with a focus on crypto policy and regulation in the U.S. Before joining Decrypt, Liz reported on BigTech, AI and video games for CBS Moneywatch. She most recently reported for The Block, where she broke news on the emergence of crypto as an issue of increasing importance ahead of the 2024 U.S. elections. Disclosure: She holds BTC.

Jason Nelson


Los Angeles

Jason is a reporter at Decrypt with a passion for Bitcoin, blockchain, DeFi, Web3, and DAO communities. Before joining Decrypt full-time, he hosted a YouTube channel and podcast called Crypto Insights Journal. Disclosure: No significant crypto holdings.

Ryan Ozawa

Emerging Tech Editor


Ryan is a native Hawaiian journalist, startup and nonprofit founder, media maker and community organizer based in Honolulu. As the emerging tech editor, he leads Decrypt's expanded scope into artificial intelligence, quantum computing, longevity and life extension, and space. Disclosure: He owns less than 1 BTC, less than 5 ETH, and some NFTs.

Josh Quittner

Josh Quittner

Co-founder & CEO

San Francisco

Josh is the CEO of Decrypt. He co-founded the site in 2018. He's been an editor and writer at Flipboard, Business 2.0, Fortune, TIME, Newsday, and the Albuquerque Journal, among others. Disclosure: He owns less than 1 BTC and less than 3 ETH.

Victoria Ringer

Victoria Ringer

Victoria Ringer is the Strategic Partner Manager at Decrypt. Before joining Decrypt, she interned at The Campanile Foundation at SDSU, where she streamlined cryptocurrency donation processes. She also collaborated with Exodus Wallet and founded a blockchain education club at SDSU, dedicating over 10,000 hours to research in blockchain and emerging technologies before graduating.

Mat Di Salvo



Mathew is a freelance journalist based in Latin America who writes for Decrypt with a particular focus on banking the unbanked, privacy coins and crime. Disclosure: No significant crypto holdings.

Sebastian Sinclair

Asia Editor

Sydney, Australia

Sebastian is a seasoned journalist who brings extensive expertise in reporting on the crypto markets. His background includes roles as a reporter and markets analyst at CoinDesk and later Blockworks, where he contributed to breaking news coverage across the Asia timezone. Seb has delved into various aspects of the industry, from analyzing bitcoin's market dynamics to examining policy discussions that influence its future. Disclosure: Sebastian has no significant crypto holdings.

Emre Yilmaz

Emre Yilmaz

Software Engineer


Emre is a Software Engineer based in Germany. He has worked for various companies over the last decade.

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