RoleFounder & Advisor
Dustin Plantholt is a respected figure in the fields of cryptocurrency and journalism. His ascent from a modest foster care upbringing to engaging with global royalty stands as a testament to his unwavering determination and relentless spirit. In May 2023, his commitment to excellence was recognized when he was knighted by the Prince of Montenegro as a Knight of the Order of Prince Danilo I of Montenegro.
In July 2023, Dustin further expanded his professional horizons by accepting a position as an Associate Professor of Cryptocurrency Finance at Anania Shirakatsi University of International Relations in Armenia.
Dustin, in his role as a journalist and podcaster, has interviewed over 250 extraordinary individuals. His guests span a wide spectrum of fame, from renowned celebrities to influential CEOs. As a coveted speaker, master of ceremonies, and co-founder of the World Changers Power Women’s Summit, Dustin enchants international audiences with his insights and charismatic delivery. His influence extends from the Vatican’s sacred halls to the bustling avenues of Monaco, Paris, and beyond.
Dustin has successfully exited three startups—two in the insurance industry and one media platform, LifesTough.com. His diverse accomplishments include reaching a 32nd degree in Scottish Rite Freemasonry, publishing a Crypto Comic Book, hosting Forbes Monaco TV, initiating a lobbying practice in Washington DC, and serving roles as an Amazon Prime Documentary Executive Producer and a certified Audible narrator.
He was named Entrepreneur.com’s Metaverse Advisor of the Year and was featured on Forbes Monaco’s 40 under 40 list. Furthermore, in the January 2022 issue, Forbes Monaco acknowledged his significant contributions in the field of cryptocurrency by conferring on him the title of “The Count of Monte Crypto,” marking his profound expertise in cryptocurrency and his unwavering commitment to excellence.
Dustin Plantholt is not only recognized for his professional achievements but also for his philanthropic endeavors and volunteer efforts. He serves as a board advisor for prestigious organizations such as the Institute for Advanced Studies and Cooperation, United City Football Club, Greek House Davos, and the European Women’s Association. Through these roles, he actively contributes to causes close to his heart. Dustin’s resolute commitment to both his personal goals and the betterment of society are evident.
His life philosophy revolves around recognizing unique talents, nurturing them, and employing them to make a positive difference in the world. He sees legacy not as material wealth but in terms of the positive impact one leaves behind.
For more about Dustin’s journey and contributions, visit DustinPlantholt.com.