About the Author

About the Author
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Edilson Osorio Jr., better known as EddieOz, is a pioneer in the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology universe. His passion for innovation and commitment to excellence have made him a source of inspiration and leadership in this constantly evolving field.

He had his first contact with Bitcoin in 2011 and in 2015 founded the first Brazilian company working exclusively with blockchain for data authentication, people, and digital signature of documents, OriginalMy (which has been internationally awarded and cited in over a hundred academic projects around the world).

He was co-founder of the Blockchain Center and the Blockchain Academy in Brazil and taught hundreds of people, including regulators and government officials, about Bitcoin, blockchain, and smart contracts. He is constantly invited to discuss the topic and has lectured in 26 countries across four continents.

As a computer scientist, professor, and cybersecurity expert, Edilson has significantly contributed to Brazil's ecosystem's development.

Recognized for his expertise and impact, he has received numerous awards and honors, including:

  • Most Influential Personality in Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain in Brazil by Cointelegraph Brazil (2020)
  • Google.org Social Impact Challenge (2016)
  • Financial Personality of the Year (2017)
  • #1 Global Champion in Cybersecurity at the AIM Annual Investing Meeting in Dubai (2020)
  • Bronze Lion at Cannes (2021)
  • e-Residency Envoy by the Estonian government (2023)
  • Outstanding Educator by Livecoins (2023)

In 2021, Edilson founded "Morning Crypto", a daily program that has become a trusted source of news and insights for the crypto community. With over 1500 hours of content and more than 500 episodes, the program offers analysis of government regulations, exploration of technological innovations, tracking of market trends, project reviews and evaluation, interviews with industry experts, games, reacts, unboxing, rewards, giveaways, entertainment, among others.

All this is presented in an engaging and highly interactive way on platforms like Kick.com, YouTube, and Nostr. The program has cultivated a vibrant community known as BLOCO.

With his vast knowledge and ability to communicate complex concepts in an accessible manner, Edilson is a trusted voice in this rapidly evolving space. His passion for literature, with an admiration for authors like Tolkien, among others, influences his creative and analytical vision.

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Edilson Osorio Jr., a visionary leader with an unwavering passion for innovation, guides individuals on a transformative journey toward a more sovereign and decentralized future.

His relentless commitment to excellence has solidified his status as an inspirational beacon in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry, propelling it forward with his groundbreaking ideas and steadfast leadership.