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David Johnston

Chief Strategy Officer, DLTx

David Johnston is a serial tech entrepreneur and early contributor to the blockchain ecosystem. In May of 2013, he co-founded the first angel investment group in crypto, BitAngels, and in August of that year served as a Foundation board member to the first ever token sale - Mastercoin. In December 2013, he authored “The General Theory of Decentralized Applications,” which defined the "DApp" term for the industry. The following year, David co-founded the first crypto venture fund, the DApps Fund. In 2017, David was the first investor in Multicoin Capital, which today is a multi-billion dollar fund.

Today he serves as the Chief Strategy Officer for DLTx, a publicly traded company listed on the Oslo Børs exchange that is focused on building Web3 by deploying infrastructure for blockchain at scale. David also serves as Board Member of Polymath and Silicon Valley Blockchain Society.

David moved to Puerto Rico in 2021, bringing with him his grandparents, wife, and three children. His wife gave birth to their first natural-born Puerto Rican son earlier this year.