Coin Desk executive editor Marc Hochstein is becoming executive editor of Consensus2023, its cryptocurrency festival scheduled for April 2023 in Austin, Texas.
He has been managing editor and then executive editor since joining CoinDesk in September 2017.
He previously was executive editor and editor in chief of American Banker.
At American Banker, Hochstein was responsible for some of the earliest mainstream coverage of bitcoin and the innovations it spawned. His March 2014 feature article, “Why Bitcoin Matters for Bankers,” won a regional award from the American Society of Business Publishers and Editors and was a Neal award finalist.
He’s a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and the London School of Economics.