Los Angeles Business Journal

The Man Behind Bitcoin

Thursday, March 6, 2014

A Newsweek reporter has tracked down Satoshi Nakamoto, the shadowy figure behind the bitcoin who disappeared into the ether once it took off. The reclusive inventor of the controversial technology apparently is a 64-year old Japanese American engineer who went to college at Cal Poly in Pomona and has been living quietly near Temple City, never tapping an estimated $400 million in bitcoins he owns.