Pierre Noizat is the CEO and founder of Paymium, a tech startup developing and operating a crypto-currency trading exchange platform and payments application since 2011. Prior to Bitcoin, Pierre has been involved in applied cryptography since the 90’s through successful digital pay television ventures such as DirecTv or Canal+. Pierre has been a frequent speaker on Bitcoin/Blockchain tech at multiple conferences such as VivaTech, Bitcoin Conference, EPCA, PayForum, Wired Retail and was featured on BFM Business, D8, France Inter, Europe 1, Figaro TV. Pierre holds a MSc from Ecole Polytechnique, France’ leading Engineering School and an MBA from Columbia University in New York. He currently lives in France after several years spent studying and working in the USA. He is also the author of a blog (e-ducat.org in French) and numerous articles about Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology.