In 1999 Roger began his career by founding at the age of nineteen while still attending college. Under his leadership the company quickly grew to become a market leader, employing dozens of people across the world and generating millions of dollars in revenue.


In 2005 Roger saw an opportunity in the market for fibre optic transceivers used in networking subsystems, so he founded Agilestar went on to become a world leader in optical transceivers used by fortune 100 companies around the world.


In 2011 Roger heard about Bitcoin for the first time. The price was still under one U.S. Dollar each, but he already knew that it was one of the most important inventions in the history of humankind.


His company Memorydealers became the first established business in the world to start accepting Bitcoin for payments. Roger then went on to become the first person in the world to start investing in Bitcoin startups. He nearly single handedly funded the entire first generation of Bitcoin and Blockchain businesses including,,,,, and many many more. Those businesses have gone on to raise hundreds of millions of additional funding, and serve tens of millions of customers around the world. Subsequent investors in the companies that Roger helped provide the seed funding for have been people such as Sir Richard Branson, Virgin, Google Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Founders Fund, and many more. Roger has devoted his full time attention to Bitcoin and blockchains ever since.


Stanford University


1998, Palo Alto California

  • Physics

Deanza College


1997 – 1999, Cupertino California

  • Astronomy
  • Economics
  • Math

Experience, St Kitts – Founder


November 2014 – Present


  • Domain name was purchased in 2014 for an undisclosed sum, but it is considered to be one of top twenty most expensive domain sales of all time.
  • In 2015 Roger began managing the domain himself, and in less than two years has grown it to one of the top 5,000 websites in the world, with more than 3,000,000 weekly unique visitors and over 11.5 million bitcoin wallet installed.
  • Currently the team consists of about seventy full time people, but Roger expects that to grow to nearly a hundred within the next year., London – Co-founder / Investor


July 2012 – Present


  • is the world’s most popular Bitcoin and Ethereum wallet.
  • 50 million wallets created
  • It is responsible for more Bitcoin transactions than all other wallets combined.
  • Roger invested in Blockchain when it was still being run on a Mac Mini from the bedroom of the founder who was still living at home with his parents., California – CEO


November 2012 – July 2014


  • was the first website in the world to accept Bitcoin payments for more than half a million consumer electronics items.
  • BitcoinStore was a major contributing factor to traditional merchants like NewEgg, Overstock, and Tiger Direct to start accepting Bitcoin., California – CEO


July 2004 – 2018


  • Agilestar is a world leader in fiber optic transceivers with happy customers in nearly every country in the world., California – CEO


1999 – 2018


  • Memorydealers is a world leader in the secondary market for Cisco related memory, transceivers and accessories.

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