Michael Saylor is one of the most influential visionaries of Bitcoin. A technologist, entrepreneur, business executive, philanthropist, and best-selling author. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of MicroStrategy, which he founded in 1989 and has grown into a world leader in business intelligence, mobile software, and cloud-based services. In 2012 he wrote The Mobile Wave: How Mobile Intelligence Will Change Everything, which was a New York Times bestseller. He studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and received degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics and in Science, Technology and Society.