Micah Winkelspecht

Founder & CEO, Gem
Micah Winkelspech

Micah Winkelspecht is the CEO and Founder of Gem. Micah has been active in bitcoin since 2012. In the early days, Micah established an active Bitcoin community in Los Angeles and grew it to over 1,000 members. Micah is also a significant contributor to the blockchain developer community as the author of MoneyTree, a popular open-source library used to create blockchain wallets and the first Ruby implementation of a Bitcoin HD wallet. Prior to his contributions to blockchain technology, Micah spent 10+ years developing software for companies including AT&T Interactive, Guide Financial and Pose.

Gem’s blockchain application platform, GemOS, is the operating system that connects users to a blockchain network. It provides the basic infrastructure needed to access, query, program, record, and authenticate information on a blockchain.