I’m interested in distributed technologies, cultures and platforms. I've written a bestselling book on the subject: The Pirate’s Dilemma.

I currently serve as Chief Marketing Officer at Kraken, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, at the forefront of the blockchain revolution since 2011. 

I am @mattmason on Twitter. You can also find me on LinkedIn. For speaking enquiries please contact Rachel Moran at Oration Speakers. If you need a bio click here. Anything else, please shoot me an email.


A speech I gave at PopTech on how culture happens.

Competing with pirates, and what piracy could look like in the future.

I grew up DJing on pirate radio in London. This is a documentary I made with Vice about that.

I was the founding Editor-in-Chief of RWD, the largest music magazine by circulation in the UK. Read RWD here.

You can download the digital version of The Pirate's Dilemma as a Bundle here for free. 

I was very involved in the early days UK garage, grime and dubstep. These are some of my favorite tracks: