Pierre Rochard is a Software Engineer at Axial, an online deal network, and also is an expert in the cryptocurrency space. Rochard was formerly a Staff Accountant at BitPay, and also worked as a Senior Accountant at Hudson River Trading. Pierre Rochard has researched and written about Bitcoin since February 2013. He co-founded the Satoshi Nakamoto Institute in 2014 to curate the best primary source literature. In addition to developing Bitcoin software, Pierre is an outspoken advocate for Bitcoin's decentralized governance. In 2017 he began co-hosting the Noded Bitcoin Podcast. Pierre is widely recognized as an authority on the investment case for Bitcoin.