Travis Patron is a political economist and digital money researcher best known for his research into the internet payment system bitcoin. His work in the field of cryptology focuses on the change in the nature of government regulation, taxation, and business collaboration on a global basis.
Patron has written industry-leading research on the opportunities and implications which come from cryptocurrency such as his recently published book The Bitcoin Revolution: An Internet of Money which has been one of the most positively-received publications in the cryptocurrency space, garnering 5,000+ downloads to date as an educational and open-sourced research compilation. The book focuses on the basics of the bitcoin network, the separation of money from the state, and the implications of a digital-first economy.
As a respected public speaking authority, Travis has helped audiences ranging from small teams to large university classrooms understand the implications of programmable money while instructing the Bitcoin Economics Course. His work has been referenced by bluechip companies in the financial and IT sector such as Microsoft, IBM, and Monero for their business applications.
In all of these positions, the common denominator has been serving as someone who is able to explain in simple terms, the most cutting-edge developments in internet-enabling socio-economic collaboration.