Justin McAfee

Research Analyst


Justin McAfee aka “Accel XR” is a researcher and governance contributor at 1kx. He researches emerging areas of crypto, such as web3 music, virtual worlds, crypto social, digital fashion, and more. Before pivoting into crypto, he worked in ultra high net worth asset management for a large multi-family office. He is always on the lookout for interesting and challenging problems, and his technical and strategic thinking is regularly featured on the 1kx medium page. You may also recognize him from his contributions to Index Coop, Llama, and RabbitHole, Aave, Gitcoin, PoolTogether, and more. When he’s not writing about virtual worlds, he can be found playing in them or producing EDM music.