Chief Investment Officer, Bitwise Asset Management
Matt is one of the world’s leading experts on crypto, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and ﬁnancial technology.
He is Chief Investment Oﬃcer for Bitwise Asset Management, creator of the world’s ﬁrst cryptocurrency index fund. In that role, he helps create the index methodologies that underlie Bitwise’s investment products and conducts fundamental research into the role crypto assets can play in a diversiﬁed portfolio.
Matt, a three-time member of the Barron’s ETF Roundtable, was previously CEO of ETF.com, where he helped create the ﬁrst institutionally oriented ETF classiﬁcation and ratings system. He led the sale of that business in three transactions to FactSet, BATS and Informa in 2015 and 2016.
He was also Chairman and CEO of Inside ETFs, the world’s largest ETF conference, where he helped guide eﬀorts to educate ﬁnancial advisors on the role ETFs and index-based investments can play in building eﬃcient portfolios.
Matt’s thoughts on investing have been widely proﬁled in the media, including in Barron’s, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Institutional Investor, CNBC and the Financial Times. He is coauthor of two publications for the CFA Institute Research Foundation: “A Comprehensive Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds,” published in 2015, and “Cryptoasset: The Guide to Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Cryptocurrencies For Professional Investors.” Matt, a crypto columnist for Forbes, has been featured on Bloomberg’s Masters of Business.
Matt serves on the Board of Directors of Equbot, creator of the world’s ﬁrst artiﬁcial intelligence-driven family of ETFs; is a cofounder of Advisor Circle, a product studio for growth-oriented ﬁnancial advisors; and is a strategic advisor to a number of firms, including Blockworks and StratiFi.
He graduated from Bowdoin College with a BA in Philosophy.