Emily Parker

Emily Parker

Emily Parker was CoinDesk's executive director of global content. Previously, Emily was a member of the Policy Planning staff at the U.S. State Department, where she advised on Internet freedom and digital diplomacy. Emily was a writer/editor at The Wall Street Journal and an editor at The New York Times. She is the co-founder of LongHash, a blockchain startup that focuses on Asian markets. She is the author of "Now I Know Who My Comrades Are: Voices From the Internet Underground" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). The book tells the stories of Internet activists in China, Cuba and Russia. Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, called it "a rigorously researched and reported account that reads like a thriller." She was chief strategy officer at Silicon Valley social media startup Parlio, which was acquired by Quora. She has done public speaking all over the world, and is currently represented by the Leigh Bureau. She has been interviewed on CNN, MSNBC, NPR, BBC and many other television and radio shows. Her book has been assigned at Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Tufts, UCSD and other schools. Emily speaks Chinese, Japanese, French and Spanish. She graduated with Honors from Brown University and has a Masters from Harvard in East Asian Studies. She holds Bitcoin, Ether and smaller amounts of other cryptocurrencies.

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Spot Bitcoin ETFs Outlook in 2024; Can NFTs Make a Comeback?
Spot Bitcoin ETFs Outlook in 2024; Can NFTs Make a Comeback?
James Butterfill, head of research at CoinShares, joins "First Mover" to discuss his outlook on bitcoin price and spot bitcoin ETF inflows in the rest of the year. Plus, insig...
Spot Bitcoin ETFs Outlook in 2024; Can NFTs Make a Comeback?
Why Crypto Hacks Are Increasing in 2024; Major Ethereum Stories to Watch
Why Crypto Hacks Are Increasing in 2024; Major Ethereum Stories to Watch
TRM Labs Head of Legal and Government Affairs Ari Redbord joins "First Mover" with an analysis on the rising crypto hacks and exploits in 2024. Plus, CoinDesk's Jennifer Sanas...
Why Crypto Hacks Are Increasing in 2024; Major Ethereum Stories to Watch
Bitcoin Flirts With $52K on Strong Spot ETF Inflows; Crypto Hacks Are on the Rise
Bitcoin Flirts With $52K on Strong Spot ETF Inflows; Crypto Hacks Are on the Rise
Bitcoin (BTC) is trading near the $52,000 level following strong spot BTC ETFs inflows. K33 senior analyst Vetle Lunde weighs in on the driving force behind the performance of...
Bitcoin Flirts With $52K on Strong Spot ETF Inflows; Crypto Hacks Are on the Rise
Ether Surges Above $2.8K on ETF Steam; Neon EVM Partners With deBridge
Ether Surges Above $2.8K on ETF Steam; Neon EVM Partners With deBridge
The price of ether (ETH) rose through the $2,800 mark for the first time since May 2022 as traders bet on the possibility of a spot ETH exchange-traded fund (ETF) approval in...
Ether Surges Above $2.8K on ETF Steam; Neon EVM Partners With deBridge
Bitcoin Flirts With $50K; ENS Founder on GoDaddy Partnership and Web3 Adoption Outlook
Bitcoin Flirts With $50K; ENS Founder on GoDaddy Partnership and Web3 Adoption Outlook
Bitcoin starts the week on the rise, with BTC price closing in on the $50,000 level. This comes as CryptoQuant predicts that the largest crypto by market cap could touch $112,...
Bitcoin Flirts With $50K; ENS Founder on GoDaddy Partnership and Web3 Adoption Outlook
Crypto Bets for the Super Bowl and Taylor Swift Ramp Up; Bitcoin Tops $47K
Crypto Bets for the Super Bowl and Taylor Swift Ramp Up; Bitcoin Tops $47K
Bettors on decentralized prediction platform Polymarket are putting their money where their mouth is when it comes to this year’s Super Bowl. Polymarket head of global markets...
Crypto Bets for the Super Bowl and Taylor Swift Ramp Up; Bitcoin Tops $47K
Bitcoin Rallies to Four-Week High; The Future of Generative Art
Bitcoin Rallies to Four-Week High; The Future of Generative Art
Bitcoin (BTC) rallied to a four-week high on Thursday, nearing $45,000. A new research report from JPMorgan claims there is evidence that Blackrock and Fidelity’s spot bitcoin...
Bitcoin Rallies to Four-Week High; The Future of Generative Art
This Decentralized Social Protocol Is Rivaling X; LINK's Standout Week
This Decentralized Social Protocol Is Rivaling X; LINK's Standout Week
Farcaster co-founder, Dan Romero, joins CoinDesk to unpack Web3 social protocol Farcaster. The protocol recently saw daily active users surge to all-time highs after the launc...
This Decentralized Social Protocol Is Rivaling X; LINK's Standout Week
Details on Solana's 5-Hour Outage; State of U.S. Crypto Regulation in 2024
Details on Solana's 5-Hour Outage; State of U.S. Crypto Regulation in 2024
Solana, the low-latency blockchain that's seen an explosion in activity in recent months, experienced an approximately five-hour outage on Tuesday. U.S. Treasury Secretary Jan...
Details on Solana's 5-Hour Outage; State of U.S. Crypto Regulation in 2024
Spot Bitcoin ETF Aftermath; 'Buy The Dip' Sentiment Still Dominant in Crypto Market
Spot Bitcoin ETF Aftermath; 'Buy The Dip' Sentiment Still Dominant in Crypto Market
WisdomTree Head of Digital Assets Will Peck joins "First Mover" to discuss his crypto market outlook following WisdomTree’s Bitcoin Fund being one of the spot bitcoin ETFs app...
Spot Bitcoin ETF Aftermath; 'Buy The Dip' Sentiment Still Dominant in Crypto Market