||Founder of Ethereum and commenter on cryptocurrency
||876k Twitter followers
||Built the second most popular cryptocurrency
||Good, not great. A mix of insight and links, along with personal opinion and commentary.
||CEO and founder of multiple cryptocurrency firms
||354k Twitter followers
||Built several cryptocurrency firms and has been recognized by numerous publications as a thought leader
||Moderate at best. Some links and insight with a heavy helping of data-light snark and blockchain evangelism.
||Derivatives trader, crypto evangelist, and pundit. YouTube personality. His opinion on digital asset valuation is often controversial. A “rockstar” figurehead of the crypto space.
||193k Twitter followers
||Podcast and conference host. Event organizer. Risk analyst at Bear Stearns, VP of JP Morgan Chase
||High. Although known for his sometimes erroneous price predictions, Tone Vays covers issues as deep as tech concepts through some of his workshops, educating the masses on digital ledger technology.
||Founder of LiteCoin
||835k Twitter followers
||Built one of the most successful cryptocurrency projects
||Good. A mix of industry commentary and updates on LiteCoin. Interesting and informative, but mostly to people interested in LiteCoin.
||CEO of JP Morgan, Dimon is a special case. A fierce critic of Bitcoin and blockchain, Dimon’s position in the financial world makes his perspective worth following (even if outside the norm for a list like this).
||476k Twitter followers
||CEO of one of the world’s largest investment banks
||High. Although a relentless skeptic of cryptocurrency, Dimon’s perspective comes from one of the most well-informed and high profile voices in finance.
||Computer scientist, commenter, and author of numerous books on blockchain.
||499k Medium followers
||An author of numerous books, Antonopoulos also writes a Medium blog and runs a Youtube channel.
||High. Despite his relatively infrequent posting, Antonopoulos’ work is informative and detail-rich.
||Journalist with a focus on cryptocurrency and blockchain
||115k Twitter followers
||An editor with Forbes who writes extensively on this subject from a neutral perspective
||High. Shin’s articles, while for general consumption, are extremely well informed and obejctive.
||A very active advocate of institutional crypto adoption. Author of a daily letter, directly involved in the industry through Morgan Creek Digital
||270k Twitter followers
||Co-founder and partner at Morgan Creek Digital.
||High. Pomp’s work is focused on the institutional adoption of digital assets. Through his Digital Asset Fund, he directly facilitates access to the crypto space for institutions.
||CEO of Coinbase
||309k Twitter followers
||Helped to found one of the biggest blockchain sites online and has a Medium blog
||Moderate. Armstrong’s work is generally insightful, although often intermixed with advertising for Coinbase.
||A computer scientist, economist, and author
||242k Twitter followers
||Generally credited with inventing the concept of smart contracts as well as the gold standard model used by Bitcoin
||High. Although not geared toward general consumption, Szabo’s work is informative and dives deep into the economics and monetary concepts essential to cryptocurrency.
||Author of numerous books on technology and blockchain
||111k Twitter followers
||Has written several well received books and is the founder of the Blockchain Research Institute
||Good. Tapscott’s chief body of work comes through his books,which are generally very strong, rather than his online media.
||An advisor and board member of several technology companies
||325k Twitter followers
||Widely consulted speaker and often-cited authority on blockchain,who has contributed relatively little in terms of original scholarship or business foundation
||Good. His publicly available work used to be unfocused and rarely informative. That changed with the release of his book Tokenomics, which covers ICOs as well as technical issues concerning tokens and coins.
||Economist and editor at Adamant Research
||198k Twitter followers
||A researcher and writer who specializes in technical analysis
||Good. Demeester’s publicly available work is focused on economic issues and market analysis.
||Founder of the TRON platform, Bittorent CEO, overall DLT wonderkid.
||1.69m Twitter followers
||Protege of Alibaba’s Jack Ma, former chief representative of Ripple in the Greater China area. Sun is the founder of TRON.
||Moderate. Sun is a bit of a hype master. He knows how to attract attention and to pull publicity stunts, skills which he often employs for the benefit of the crypto industry. His focus is, however, on his own TRON and BTT. He is more of a salesman than an educator.
||Journalist and entrepreneur in technology space
||499k Twitter followers
||A contributor to outlets such as Inc and Fortune, as well as the founder of Influencive
||Moderate. Evans’ work is interesting and he has numerous articles on blockchain; however, they are often topical and with less detail than many other writers on the subject.