Kirill Gourov is a Director at Eastmore Group, a New York based alternative investing firm, where he focuses on digital currency investment. He was previously the founder of CSquared, a blockchain strategy consulting firm focusing on the financial services industry. He also headed blockchain strategy at Boston Consulting Group unit Expand Research. He has been actively involved in the Bitcoin community since early 2013 and published one of the earliest pieces on digital currency valuation. He is a graduate of Baruch College in New York City and is a CFA Charterholder.