Who Is Craig Wright?
Craig Wright is an Australian computer scientist and businessman who has been identified as the creator of Bitcoin. He first came to public attention in 2015 when he claimed to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous person or group behind Bitcoin’s creation. Since then, he has become a prominent figure in the cryptocurrency world and is known for his outspoken views on blockchain technology and its potential applications.
Wright holds multiple degrees from various universities including a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Charles Sturt University, Australia; a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Curtin University; and a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Theology from Kings College London. In addition to his academic credentials, Wright also founded several companies related to cryptocurrencies such as Hotwire Preemptive Intelligence Group Pty Ltd., DeMorgan Ltd., Panopticrypt Pty Ltd., Cloudcroft Pty Ltd., Tulip Trading Limited, Denariuz Corporation SRL, nCrypt LLC and more. He currently serves as Chief Scientist at nChain Holdings Limited which focuses on research into distributed ledger technologies such as blockchain.