Great interview, worth listening to in its entirety. But chat of Riot, the publicly traded Company starts around the 55-minute mark.

Doug Polk & Jason Les of Riot Blockchain (RIOT)

Director Riot Blockchain.

Mr. Les graduated from U.C. Irvine in 2010 with a B.S. in Information and Computer Science. Mr. Les is an established professional poker player. Mr. Les successfully competed in high stakes heads-up games online for several years and was twice selected as the human benchmark for testing the world’s best poker artificial intelligence in what was dubbed Man vs Machine at Carnegie Mellon University.

Mr. Les was chosen as a director based on the fact that he has been active in the industry as a miner, studying protocol development and evaluating a variety of crypto investment strategies.