Ryan Strauss

  • Managing director at Bitcoin Consulting Group

  • Information technology specialist with cryptocurrency expertise

  • Former technical writer and data consultant


Ryan Strauss is a former writer for The Balance who covered investing in bitcoin in 2017. He is an experienced information technology specialist with a background in cryptocurrency, data consulting and technical writing. He previously worked for companies including ShapeShift and Bitcoinist.net. In 2019, he became a managing director at Bitcoin Consulting Group.


Strauss has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

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