Mr. Gideon Powell
CEO, Autonomous Crypto Corp
Gideon O. Powell is the Co-Founder and CEO of Autonomous Crypto Corp. Gideon joined his family's upstream oil and gas company, Cholla Petroleum inc, ("Cholla" ) in 2012 as Director of Acquisitions & New Ventures. In this role he identified, orchestrated and managed Cholla's successful entrance into Permian basin of West Texas. He founded Autonomous Oil LLC in 2014, to invest alongside Cholla in deals he generated and sourced.
After successfully exiting a portion of his Permian investments, Gideon began studying the global power market for CO2 utilization projects. Through this work he and his team identified an opportunity for crypto currency mining. In 2017 with Jesse Peltan, his former intern, Gideon Co-Founded Autonomous Crypto to take advantage of low cost and scalable electricity in Texas. Autonomous Crypto has broken ground on the worlds largest purpose built bitcoin mining facility at 100MW.
Gideon is passionate about free markets, individual liberty, and building stronger communities. He is actively involved as an advisor to Buried Alive, an initiative focused on ending mass incarceration in America through systemic change by policy, people, and the podium. He resides in Dallas, Texas with his beautiful, smart, Liberty minded wife and three amazing children.