Mark Helfman is a Medium top writer for bitcoin and finance topics and editor of Crypto Is Easy. He also contributes commentary for CCN, The Startup, Hacker Noon, and Altcoin Magazine (now called The Capital). He regularly appears among the most-viewed cryptocurrency writers on Quora, where his commentary has reached millions of readers.

His book, Consensusland, explores the social, cultural, and financial challenges of a fictional country that runs on cryptocurrency. It sits on the Government Blockchain Association’s recommended book list and received five-star ratings from Red Headed Book Lover and Readers’ Favorite. His other book, Bitcoin or Bust: Wall Street’s Entry Into Cryptocurrency, hit #2 on Amazon’s list of short financial reads.

Previously, Mark worked for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and, later, H&R Block’s government relations department. He has consulted for several technology entrepreneurs and now holds a career in public service writing, editing, and managing informational content for a large government agency.

His insights on cryptocurrency reflect his understanding of history, politics, and economics and his experience in government, real estate, business, and private equity. He tries to keep it simple when he writes. It’s cryptocurrency. Relax and enjoy the ride!