Micah Winkelspecht

CEO & Founder

Micah Winkelspecht, CEO and Founder, Gem

Micah Winkelspecht is Founder and CEO of Gem, a Los Angeles-based cryptocurrency startup empowering people to take control of their own wealth and data. An early pioneer in the space, Micah is a thought leader and prolific public speaker about blockchain technology, cryptocurrency, and the decentralized economy.

Gem has earned one of the most trusted brands in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry today serving top-tier clients such as Philips, Mercer, Capital One, and Toyota. Now, with its new user friendly cryptocurrency portfolio, Gem is directly onboarding the next billion consumers into the new decentralized economy.

Prior to founding Gem in 2013, Micah spent more than a decade developing software for AT&T Interactive, and for startups Guide Financial (acq. by John Hancock), DialedIn, and Pose. In the games industry, he shipped products for industry giants Activision, Electronic Arts, Atari and 7 Studios (acq. by Activision).