Jonathan served in the military for 5 years as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician, earning several medals including a Purple Heart. His passion for blockchain started in 2013 as an active Bitcoin trader and physical crypto (Casascius) collector. He then transferred to UC Berkeley where he pursued a B.A. in ISF for Economics, Business, & Computer Science. He went on to co-found Blockchain at Berkeley, San Francisco Blockchain Week, and Dekrypt Capital. He is Currently GP @ Magnus Ventures and an active contributor to the BitDAO community.