ABOUT The Group
The CBDC Group is a global think tank focused on central bank digital currency thought leadership and community building.
We are working to digitize money around the world.
Mr. Josiah Hernandez
Mr. Josiah Hernandez is the Founder and 1st Governor of the Board of Directors of the CBDC Group.
A bitcoin early adopter focused on building institutional and retail bitcoin liquidity solutions since 2013, Mr. Hernandez currently serves as Satoshi Capital Advisors' Founder and CEO, where he is responsible for government, bank, and digital asset exchange advisory services.
He was formerly Chief Strategy Officer at Coinsource, a regulated bitcoin brokerage focused on retail clients where he managed domestic and international growth efforts with regards to research, sourcing liquidity, sourcing compliance solutions, and securing partner banks.
He was prior the head of global business development at Coinsetter, the only bitcoin exchange on Wall Street and tailored for high frequency traders. The company was founded in 2012 and acquired in 2016. At Coinsetter his focus was cultivating and maintaining relationships with the largest bitcoin traders, businesses, and miners around the globe, in addition to building and managing the firm’s OTC trading desk.
Previous to his employment at Coinsetter, Mr. Hernandez learned the digital asset market through arbitrage trading. He is deeply passionate about the macroeconomic disruptive potential that digital currency offers and is heavily involved in the global bitcoin community.