Investor & founder, CoinDesk
Shakil Khan is an investor in BitPay, Spotify, SecondMarket, Top10, Duedil and YPlan. He is Head of Special Projects at Spotify and advisor to founder and CEO Daniel Ek. A serial entrepreneur, Shakil was part of the founding team at buy.at, which was acquired by AOL, and he recently founded bitcoin news site CoinDesk. Shakil is fluent is several languages, heavily involved in charity work – including projects with charity: water and Pencils of Promise – and was an investor and mentor to Summly founder Nick D’Aloisio.