Personal Details 

Joel Dietz, born 1982, currently living in Berlin 


BA from Brown University 
MA from University of Pennsylvania 

Professional experience and achievement 

Joel is a four-time startup veteran and software architect. 


Yoga, poetry, crypto 

First experience with cryptocurrencies 

Joel discovered Bitcoin on Hacker News and “decided Satoshi was a genius.” 

Role in the Bitcoin community 

Joel is the CEO of SWARM, writes for Bitcoin Magazine and runs Ethercasts Youtube channel.