Dustin Plantholt

@ Forbes Monaco Editor “Crypto”, Founder, Crypterns, MetaWeek Advisor

Dustin Plantholt’s unique story is entrenched in humble beginnings. Yet, he has successfully overcome adversity, creating the mental fortitude necessary to become one of the world’s leading crypto experts.

A self-confessed Digital Asset enthusiast, Dustin Plantholt is Founder and CEO of Life’s Tough Media, Crypterns.com, and LifesTough.com. Aside from being a zealous entrepreneur and inspirational thought-leader, Plantholt is also an author, editor, film actor/producer, and host of the highly regarded inspirational podcast—Life’s Tough: YOU Can Be TOUGHER! He believes that success comes not from money but from relationships you build in life. Plantholt goes by the motto, “we are going to change the world, one heart at a time,” and his mission is to transform the lives of as many people as possible. He is dedicated to achieving this through educating global audiences on how to overcome challenges while leveraging the multitude of opportunities created from crypto. He is internationally recognized for his outstanding work in this new and dynamic field, advising celebrities such as astronaut Buzz Aldrin, boxer Evander Holyfield, pianist John Tesh, and rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot. Such is Plantholt’s dedication to the world of crypto that Forbes magazine has granted him the title of “The Count of Monte Crypto” in a nod to his undisputed expertise. He recently excelled on the world stage as moderator of the First Annual Forbes Monaco Art & Crypto NFT Gala, and his work with Forbes is further underlined as Forbes Monaco Editor, Crypto. Other recent crypto and tech speaking engagements included the AIBC summit in Malta and the ICF at the University of Maryland. In addition, he hosts the renowned Bitcoin.com podcast, is executive producer of the Cryptonaires docuseries, and even created the most downloaded crypto comic book series.