Mason Nystrom is a Senior Research Analyst at Messari. Mason’s primary expertise and focus is on Web3, including categories such as NFTs, Metaverses, Social Tokens, and other emerging trends. Previously he worked at blockchain software company ConsenSys, where he focused on marketing strategy for the firm’s portfolio companies. Before joining ConsenSys, Mason worked as a business analyst at Gatecoin, the first cryptocurrency exchange to list Ether, Ethereum’s native cryptocurrency. Mason graduated from Texas Christian University in 2017 and is a cold brew aficionado who loves to write and read anything by Morgan Housel.