Henri Arslanian is the co-founder and managing partner of Nine Blocks Capital Management, an institutionally focused crypto hedge fund. Henri is the former PwC Crypto Leader and Partner, the former Chairman of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Hong Kong. A lawyer and banker by background, Henri has advised many of the world’s leading crypto exchanges, investors, financial institutions and tech firms on their crypto initiatives as well numerous governments, regulators and central banks on crypto regulatory and policy matters. Henri also sat on the Hong Kong regulator’s SFC FinTech Advisory Board, the Hong Kong’s central bank’s HKIMR Council of Advisers and Dubai’s DIFC Innovation Council. With over 500,000 LinkedIn followers and 50,000 newsletter subscribers, Henri is a TEDx and global keynote speaker and is regularly featured in global media including Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, BBC, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist and the Financial Times. Henri is the host of the Crypto Capsules educational social media series and the author of many best-selling books including “The Book of Crypto” (Palgrave, 2022) and “The Future of Finance” (Palgrave, 2019).