Analytical startup Messari presented a rating of persons and trends that will predetermine further development cryptocurrency market.
Among persons in the first place was Binance Exchange CEO Changpen Zhao. The researchers responded to the active development of the site and the huge influence of Zhao himself on the opinion of the crypto community.
Second place went to Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, who opened a cryptocurrency branch in his payment company Square and promoting the ideas of bitcoin to the masses.
Researchers Awarded Lawyer Third PlaceBrian Klein, who is currently running the case of Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith, accused of violating US sanctions laws. According to them, in the next decade, the cryptocurrency industry will face many lawsuits.
In fourth place was the director of strategic development of CoinShares investment company, Meltem Demirors, who used the term “shtcoin” at the Libra vs. USA congress.
Fifth place went to US Congressman Brad Sherman, who, according to Messari, poses a threat to cryptocurrencies, calling them a tool of terrorists and tax evaders.
Morgan Beller, co-founder of the Libra project from Facebook, took the sixth line of the rating.
MakerDAO Foundation CEO Rune Christensen, who influenced the DeFi ecosystem and managed to solve several critical problems in his own project, is in seventh place.
On the eighth line is Zcash founder Zuko Wilcox, who continues to contribute to maintaining confidentiality in the cryptocurrency market.
The ninth place is held by the founder of TRON, Justin Sun, thanks to the successful acquisition of BitTorrent, Poloniex and Steemit, as well as a scandalous dinner with Warren Buffett.
On the tenth, host of the popular Bitcoin podcast, Peter McCormack. Researchers noted his significant contribution to the popularization of cryptocurrencies and the educational content of his programs.
Recall that in November Brian Armstrong, CEO of the American Bitcoin exchange Coinbase, entered the first version of the TIME 100 Next list by TIME.