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Charles is a Colorado-based technology entrepreneur and mathematician. He attended Metropolitan State University of Denver and the University of Colorado Boulder to study analytic number theory before moving into cryptography through industry exposure.
He has founded three cryptocurrency-related start-ups: Invictus Innovations, Ethereum, and IOHK, and he has held posts in both the public and private sectors. He was the founding chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation’s education committee and established the Cryptocurrency Research Group in 2013.
His current focus is on cryptocurrency education, encouraging decentralization, and introducing cryptographic tools to the mainstream. This includes leading the research, design, and development of Cardano, a third-generation cryptocurrency that launched in 2017.
Aggelos is the chair in cybersecurity and privacy at the University of Edinburgh. He is interested in computer security, information security, applied cryptography, and foundations of cryptography with a particular emphasis in blockchain technologies and distributed systems, e-voting and secure multiparty protocols, as well as privacy and identity management. He joined IOHK in 2017 as chief scientist, and he is also the director of the Blockchain Technology Laboratory at the University of Edinburgh.
Professor Kiayias has received a number of distinctions and awards for his research. He holds a PhD from the City University of New York and a BSc in mathematics from the University of Athens. He has more than 100 publications on cryptography in journals and conference proceedings.
Philip is a professor of theoretical computer science at the University of Edinburgh and senior research fellow at IOHK since 2017. He is an ACM fellow and a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and a past chair of ACM Sigplan. Previously, he worked or studied at Stanford, Xerox Parc, Carnegie Mellon, Oxford, Chalmers, Glasgow, Bell Labs, and Avaya Labs, and visited as a guest professor at Copenhagen, Sydney, and Paris.
He has an h-index of 70 with more than 24,000 citations, according to Google Scholar. He contributed to the designs of Haskell, Java, and XQuery. Philip is a co-author of Introduction to Functional Programming, XQuery from the Experts, Java Generics and Collections, and Programming Language Foundations in Agda.
Duncan is a computer scientist and a Haskell consultant and community member. He holds a PhD in computer science and has been using Haskell for nearly 20 years. He is a founding partner of the Well-Typed consultancy, where he has spent a decade helping a variety of customers build applications in Haskell and making improvements to the language’s programming tools. He started working with IOHK in 2016 and is the technical architect for Cardano. His focus is on applying ideas and techniques from computer science and engineering to achieve much higher quality software, compared to the industry standard.
Immediately upon finishing his studies at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Jeremy packed a suitcase and bought a one-way ticket to Asia. Living in Osaka, Japan since 2008, he was bitten by the crypto-bug in 2013 and is a founding member of the Kansai Bitcoin meetup. He was thrilled by the potential of next-generation blockchains and joined Ethereum at the end of 2013, managing operations.
After leaving Ethereum, Jeremy consulted on cryptocurrencies before co-founding IOHK with Charles Hoskinson in 2015 and is now excited to be working to realize the full potential of distributed ledger technology.
Jeremy believes that the future of fintech will progress only through experimentation and research, and by promoting collaboration between diverse groups and organizations.
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Neil is an expert in resolving the practical and theoretical challenges of large-scale distributed and high-performance computing, particularly scalability effects in such systems, their operational quality, and how to manage their degradation gracefully under saturation and adverse operational conditions. He is a computer scientist, mathematician and hands-on software developer who builds rigorously engineered working systems and scalable demonstrators of new computing and networking concepts.
Throughout his 20-year career at the University of Bristol he was involved with early developments in networking, its protocols and their implementations, and collaborated with organisations such as Nats, Nuclear Electric, HSE, ST Microelectronics and Cern.
Neil has been a life-long member of the British Computer Society and is a chartered engineer and a chartered IT professional. He joined IOHK in 2017.
Darko has been developing software since 2001 and has worked on all the phases and disciplines of the software delivery process.
His passion is applying a domain-driven design approach to event-sourced software systems.
Lars holds a PhD in pure mathematics from the University of Regensburg in Germany. After a postdoctoral year at the University of Cambridge in the UK and several years of research and teaching at Regensburg, he spent a decade as a lead software architect on mathematical optimization software and web applications for an international IT company.
Lars lives in Regensburg and spent many months in India working with development teams. He is passionate about functional programming and Haskell in particular. After joining IOHK in 2016, he has led the Incentives team, worked on prototyping the next generation of Ouroboros and indulged his love for teaching by performing internal training, creating community videos and teaching Haskell to future Cardano developers all over the world.
Bruno is a logician who studied electronics engineering at the Brazilian Air Force’s Aeronautical Institute of Technology and obtained an MSc in computational logic from the Dresden University of Technology, and a PhD in theoretical computer science from the Vienna University of Technology.
He has written numerous scientific articles in the field of logic, with an emphasis on proof theory and automated reasoning. He has acted as a program committee member for leading conferences.
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Alan is a computer engineer who graduated from the Engineering University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has been developing software for 10 years with a special interest in cryptocurrency. Alan co-founded Atixlabs, a software lab that has been helping companies to make their ideas come true as high-quality products. The lab is located in the Buenos Aires Bitcoin Embassy.
Nikola has been working with web technologies since 2007. He discovered his love for web development during his studies in mechanical engineering at the University of Zagreb, Croatia, where he earned his master of engineering degree in mechatronics and robotics.
Philipp obtained his PhD in theoretical physics from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. He spent six years as a researcher, studying the Higgs boson and top quarks, and developing algorithms for calculations in perturbative quantum field theory, using Haskell.
In 2014, he moved to software development, working on projects in pharmaceutics, distributed computing, and econometrics. As a consultant for FP Complete, he concentrated on improving performance issues in concurrent code, and on writing correct and performant Haskell code, using LiquidHaskell to ensure the memory safety of low-level routines.
He joined IOHK in 2017, where he built and is now leading the formal methods team, which sits at the interface between research and development, helping IOHK to fulfill its mission of being a research-driven development company.
Manuel is a researcher and developer specialising in programming languages and compilers with a focus on functional programming. He has made many contributions to the development of the Haskell programming language, tools, and libraries. He co-developed and implemented the foreign function interface and the language extensions for both type families and associated types. He was involved in Data Parallel Haskell, Vector, Repa, and Accelerate. He wrote the C->Haskell binding generator and the Haskell for Mac development environment.
Manuel was an associate professor at UNSW Sydney, holds a PhD from the Technical University of Berlin, and received an MSc from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. He has published extensively on functional programming, compilers, and high-performance computing. He joined IOHK in 2018.
Scott is a digital artist based in the UK. He works in a variety of fields spanning real-time 3D, generative art, creative coding, and sound design.He graduated with first class honors in creative music technology in 2005 and have since worked professionally as a creative coder, sound designer, and web application developer.
Scott’s passion lies in combining creative and technical disciplines to create unique experiences. He thrives on challenges and learning new technologies.
Tamara joined IOHK in 2017. She is a business developer specializing in logistics and systems integrations, working with companies to grow their business and improve internal communications and workflow by implementing creative, tech-driven systems. As a blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiast, she sees the potential for the application of decentralized ledger technologies across every industry.
Tamara holds a law degree from Bond University, an audio engineering degree from The Recording Conservatory of Austin, theater credentials from Circle in the Square Theater School, New York, and a degree in political science from the University of Toronto. She has lived and worked in Toronto, New York, Austin, and Doha.
Dianne is a strategic executive with a focus on collaboration, impact, and empowerment. She has worked mainly in the IT, financial services, and investment industries. Before joining IOHK in 2018, Dianne was interim general counsel at Blockhaus and a senior member of the blockchain team at MME Legal in Switzerland.
Dianne is engaged in Switzerland’s Crypto Valley, leading the Blockchain4Good Initiative, and is co-lead of the Crypto Valley diversity task force and co-chair of the events working group.
She holds a master’s in law from Utrecht University, and a master of business administration degree from the University of Twente in the Netherlands.
John joined IOHK after working for the Cardano Foundation as the Head of Strategy and Communications. He worked from pre-launch on a variety of business areas, including community building, communications, exchange integration, and business strategy.
John began his career working at an investment firm focused on African development. With mixed Ethio-Irish heritage, he is particularly interested in how blockchain can enhance transparency and enable business in sub-Saharan African economies. John graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics. He lives between Addis Ababa and London.
Vassilis Zikas is a senior lecturer in security and privacy, and vice-director of the Blockchain Technology Laboratory at the University of Edinburgh. He has worked for IOHK as a research fellow and area leader in multiparty computation since 2018. He was previously assistant professor at the computer science department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the US; senior research associate in cryptography and information security at ETH Zurich; research fellow at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, UC Berkeley; and postdoctoral researcher at UCLA and at the University of Maryland. His research has been supported by a career development grant and a postdoctoral fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation.
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David Esser brings more than 20 years’ experience of product and technology leadership to IOHK. He was a co-founder of both DBO2 (now Predictive Solutions) and RepairPal, two start-ups where he was technology chief and operating chief.
Believing in the potential of blockchain technologies to address the sort of global problems that we haven’t been able to tackle before, David joined IOHK in 2019 and is focused on building best-in-class blockchain platforms. He has a degree in international relations from Stanford University. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, cycling, sailing, and hiking.
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Simon Thompson is a researcher, author, teacher, and professor of logic and computation at the University of Kent. His research into functional programming covers verification, tool-building, and testing for Erlang, Haskell, and OCaml. He is the author of books on type theory, Haskell, and Erlang, and runs a Mooc about Erlang for FutureLearn. He works with IOHK on domain-specific languages for Cardano.
Simon is not an employee of IOHK but IOHK are funding him through a research contract.
Dr. Bingsheng Zhang is the program director of Lancaster University’s Master’s degree in cyber security, and leader of Security Lancaster. Dr. Zhang specializes in cryptography, verifiable electronic voting (e-voting), and zero-knowledge proofs. In recent years, his research efforts have focused mainly on secure computing, collaborative decision making, and blockchain security.
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Peter Gaži completed his master studies in computer science at Comenius University in Bratislava, and obtained his PhD in cryptography from ETH Zurich under the supervision of Ueli Maurer. Later he worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the cryptography research group of Krzysztof Pietrzak at the Institute of Science and Technology in Austria. Since 2017 he has been a full-time research fellow at IOHK working on cryptocurrencies and blockchains.
Peter’s research interests include problems related to security analysis of symmetric cryptography constructions, hash functions, and memory-hard functions.
Dionysis Zindros is a PhD student in cryptography and blockchain technologies at the University of Athens, working under Aggelos Kiayias. He has published and presented at conferences including Black Hat, Financial Crypto, and Real World Crypto, and is the co-founder of OpenBazaar, the first cryptocurrency-based anonymous decentralized marketplace. His contributions to the field include Rupture, a compression attack framework, and Trust is Risk, the first Sybil-resilient decentralized trust network.
Dionysis is a security and software engineer by training. He has worked for DeviantArt, the incident response development team at Google, and the product security team of Twitter. He has also founded start-ups in the fields of social networking and video games.
Elias Koutsoupias is a professor of computer science at the University of Oxford. His research interests include algorithmic aspects of game theory, economics and networks, online algorithms, decision-making under uncertainty, distributed algorithms, design and analysis of algorithms, and computational complexity.
He received the Gödel Prize for theoretical computer science in 2012 for his work on the Price of Anarchy and its role in laying the foundations of algorithmic game theory. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation (US), the European Union, and the European Research Council, which awarded him an advanced grant for ‘Algorithms, Games, Mechanisms, and the Price of Anarchy’.
Dimitris Karakostas is a PhD student in blockchain technology at the University of Edinburgh. He completed his electrical and computer engineering degree at the National Technical University of Athens. His professional experience includes working as a software engineer student intern at Nokia and in security research at the University of Athens, where he developed open source tools for both deploying and defending against compression-based web attacks. He has given presentations at conferences such as Black Hat Asia, Black Hat Europe, and Security BSides Athens. His focus at IOHK since 2018 has been on the settlement layer and wallet research.
Mario Larangeira is a computer engineer and cryptographer who attended the Aeronautical Institute of Technology in Brazil and holds a master’s degree and PhD from the Tokyo Institute of Technology.
His professional background before joining IOHK in 2016 embraces software development and testing in aircraft, banking and telecommunication industries in both Brazil and Japan. Mario also has research experience in cryptography and has written scientific articles on cryptographic models and proof of security in public-key cryptography.
Markulf Kohlweiss is Senior Lecturer in the Security and Privacy research group at the University of Edinburgh. He holds a PhD in cryptography from the KU Leuven and was a researcher at Microsoft Research Cambridge in the Programming Principles and Tools group. His research interests lie at the intersection of formal verification, foundations of cryptography and applied cryptography, especially with regard to privacy-enhancing cryptographic protocols and the formal verification of protocol implementations. He contributed to the Identity Mixer anonymous credential system at IBM Research Zurich and is a founding member of the miTLS project (now project Everest), a verified implementation of the TLS standard. For the latter work he received the Levchin prize for real world cryptography.
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Emilios Avgouleas holds the International Banking Law and Finance Chair at the University of Edinburgh, and is the founding director of the Edinburgh LLM in International Banking Law and Finance. He is a member of the Stakeholder Group of the European Banking Authority (EBA), and an independent member of the Euro-working group select panel for the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund. Emilios is currently a visiting research professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong (HKU), and a senior fellow and visiting professor at the LUISS School of European Political Economy, Rome.
Emilios is a leading international expert on public policy and financial reform, banking theory, banking and capital markets regulation, law and finance, and global economic governance. His current technology-related research focuses on derivatives and securities markets’ infrastructure.
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Matthias Fitzi obtained his PhD in cryptography from ETH Zurich under the supervision of Professor Ueli Maurer. He continued his research career at University of California, Davis, then Aarhus University, and later back at ETH Zurich. He has been a research fellow with IOHK since 2018.
The focus of Matthias’s research is blockchain, consensus, and secure protocols for multi-party computation.
Samuel is a NixOS community contributor. He has 5 years of experience with traditional configuration management and deployment tools such as puppet, ansible, python fabric and terraform but prefers to use Nixops. He’s been using Linux for two decades and prefers to use open source tools when possible. He’s taken a recent interest in blockchain technologies and functional programming with Haskell.
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Michael Peyton Jones got into programming language design by relentlessly gravitating towards the point of greatest abstraction until someone threw a compiler at him. He cares deeply about making programming languages beautiful and mathematical, but also ergonomic and usable.
Michael has a first-class degree in mathematics and philosophy from the University of Oxford. He has been working at IOHK since 2018.
Jann Müller is a functional compiler engineer at IOHK who is interested in functional programming, modelling uncertainty, and their intersection. Jann began using Haskell in 2012 and has worked on projects in regulatory and financial risk. He has a PhD in artificial intelligence from University College London.
Noel Rimbert has always been interested by two, not so distant, worlds: arts and information technology. Despite this duality of interests, he finally chose IT and obtained his M.Sc. in Computer Science.
Noel then proceeded to work for international corporations of all sizes, in web and software development, business intelligence, analytics and big data.
His broad technical knowledge combined with project management and communication skills honed throughout the years allow him to elaborate creative solutions and to implement the right processes, tools and techniques for critical and large-scale projects.
Passionate about blockchain, he is now focused on making his own contribution to the industry.
In 2016, Mark Lundin founded Kuva, a digital art and experience design studio to explore the intersection of art, design, and technology. He has worked in interactive and generative design for 15 years as a designer, technologist, and visual artist. He specializes in creating interactive stories, experiences, and installations that explore the role of technology in creative expression. He has developed award-winning work for clients such as Google and M&C Saatchi and has worked on projects exhibited at the V&A and the Science Museum, London.
Nathan Kaiser has over 18 years of experience as a lawyer in the greater China area. A Swiss national, he is admitted as an attorney-at-law and foreign lawyer to the Zurich, Berlin, Hong Kong and Taipei bars. As a partner at the law firm Eiger, Nathan advises clients on investment, corporate law, cross-border taxation and international commercial disputes. Eiger is a pioneer in Asia, and Nathan has a strong interest in technology in the region. He has been looking at digital finance since its early days. He is currently a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center, which focuses on the internet and society, at Harvard University.
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Rudy Rucker is a mathematician, a computer scientist, and the author of more than forty books. For twenty years he was a professor of computer science at San Jose State University in Silicon Valley. He received Philip K Dick awards for his cyberpunk novels Software and Wetware. Other standouts are the novel Mathematicians in Love and a nonfiction book on the nature of computation, The Lifebox, the Seashell, and the Soul.
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Jonathan Katz is a professor of computer science at the University of Maryland, where he is also director of the Maryland Cybersecurity Center. His research interests lie across the fields of cryptography, privacy, and game theory. Well known for his textbook Introduction to Modern Cryptography, he has also served as the program chair for the annual Crypto conference and is the program chair for the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, as well as an editor of the Journal of Cryptology. Jonathan received a Humboldt research award in 2015, and the University of Maryland award as a distinguished scholar and teacher in 2017.
Pramod Viswanath joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2001, where he is now a professor. He has won several awards, most recently for best paper at the Sigmetrics conference in 2015, and is the co-author, with David Tse, of Fundamentals of Wireless Communication.
Pramod is the co-inventor of the opportunistic beamforming method and co-designer of Flash-OFDM algorithms adapted into 4G cellular systems. His research interests are in blockchain technologies: networking protocols, consensus algorithms, payment channels, distributed coded storage, and incentive designs.
Nicolás Arqueros is a full stack developer with a background in tech businesses and start-ups. Previous to working at Emurgo, Nicolás was chief executive and founder of one of the leading app development companies in Chile. Within three years the company’s income exceeded $1m and it produced more than forty projects. Additionally, he worked as a senior engineer for various Silicon Valley start-ups before joining Emurgo as an entrepreneur in residence.
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Sebastien Guillemot joined Emurgo to help manage the transformation of research into consumer software and production code. He also helps to bridge the gap between R&D and the wider community through regular lectures and the creation of technical content. Sebastien graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and mathematics, and worked as a software engineer at Microsoft before becoming interested in the research and development of Cardano.
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Bruce is the founder of Atlantic Financial which, in 1994, became the first full-service investment firm on the internet. Prior to Atlantic Financial, he was with Morgan Stanley and specialized in emerging technologies and markets.
He has spoken at numerous blockchain conferences, the MIT Enterprise Forum, Tony Robbins Wealth Mastery, DevCore, the Global Competitiveness Forum (GCF) Saudi Arabia and other major events, and has been interviewed by the Wall St. Journal, CNN, CNBC, Investor’s Business Daily and others.
Fenton is also the host and founder of the Satoshi Roundtable retreat, an exclusive, invitation-only retreat for leaders in the blockchain industry and organizer of the first Dubai Bitcoin Conference.
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Gabriel Abed is an authority on digital currencies, mathematics-based protocols and blockchain technology. Since graduating from the University of Ontario in 2010, he has argued for the adoption of cryptocurrencies by central banks and discussed the potential for blockchain technology at bodies such as the Caribbean Development Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the United Nations, and the Commonwealth Secretariat. With his experience of software and technology, he has developed regulated business models and founded Bitt Inc, Digital Asset Fund (DAF) and Digital Asset Capital Management (DACM). In May 2018, Gabriel was appointed as a technology advisor to David Burt, the premier of Bermuda.
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Stephen Wolfram is the founder and chief executive of Wolfram Research, creator of Wolfram|Alpha, the Wolfram Language and Mathematica, and the author of A New Kind of Science. Over the course of his career, he has been responsible for many discoveries, inventions and innovations in science, technology, and business. Stephen’s current interests focus on using the Wolfram Language, notably to provide a ubiquitous layer of computational intelligence, to define computational contracts, and to provide a computational language for teaching computational thinking.
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Willi Brammertz has worked for more than 30 years in the financial sector. He is the creator of Riskpro, an enterprise risk management system sold to 300 banks. He’s the main author of Unified Financial Analysis and teaches on the MSc in quantitative finance at the RiskLab of the ETH/University of Zurich. He holds a PhD in economics.
Willi is a founding member of the ACTUS Foundation, which aims to establish a ‘periodic table’ of the basic elements for financial contracts. He co-founded Ariadne, a system based on the ACTUS standard, that supports the entire life cycle of a financial contract, from its creation through its execution, and provides an audit for accounting, risk management, and regulatory reporting. Ariadne interacts with blockchains and traditional payment channels.
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Anu Bhardwaj is the founder of Qrypto Queens, Krypto 4 Kids, and Women Investing in Women Digital (WIIW Digital), the world's largest digital media platform focused on women and investing, with a special focus on blockchain.
Prior to founding WIIW Digital, Anu led the 2010 - 2013 U.S. Department of Commerce Private Equity Certified Trade Missions to the Nordics and Middle East, representing over $175 billion USD in private-equity interests in collaboration with the International Trade Administration and U.S. Embassies in countries across the world. She’s worked with top-tier global private equity, venture capital, and fund-of-funds clients.
Her specialties include international business development for professional private equity, women in private equity and philanthropy, high-growth women entrepreneurs, angel capital, crowd-funding, blockchain, and women-focused cryptocurrency initiatives.
William Ottman is an internet entrepreneur and freedom of information activist based in New York. He is best known as the chief executive and co-founder of Minds, an open source social networking platform.
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Gerelmaa Batchuluun creates integrated innovation models and business strategies based on her background in mathematics, sustainability, entrepreneurship, and policy-making. She has worked at the OECD on economic policy, investment, corporate governance, sustainable development, and innovation. She held executive positions at startups in Korea and the US before co-founding STEPPE TECH, the US-based integrated technology innovation agency that has grown into Steppe Group.
Under her leadership, the Mongolia-based Steppe Group works to not only evolve finance and technology, reducing inefficiencies in capital markets and bringing greater opportunity and returns to investors, but also to find ways to share wealth with the community and help develop sustainable, healthy economies in emerging regions.
Gerelmaa's most recent project is Truss, a blockchain-based platform that makes investment in traditional assets like real estate as easy and accessible as investing in company stocks.
She is also working as the ICT and Digital Economic Advisor to the Mongolian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
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Caitlin Long is a 22-year Wall Street veteran who has been active in bitcoin and blockchain since 2012. She has been leading the charge to make her native state of Wyoming an oasis for blockchain companies in the US, where she helped Wyoming enact 13 blockchain-enabling laws in 2018 and 2019. From 2016-18 she jointly spearheaded a blockchain project for delivering market index data to Vanguard as chairman and president of Symbiont, an enterprise blockchain start-up. Caitlin ran Morgan Stanley’s pension solutions business (2007-2016), held senior roles at Credit Suisse (1997-2007) and began her career at Salomon Brothers (1994-1997). She is a graduate of Harvard Law School (JD, 1994), the Kennedy School of Government (MPP, 1994) and the University of Wyoming (BA, 1990).
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Tyler Lindholm lives in Sundance, Wyoming with his wife and four children. He is the vice chairman of the Jackpot Ranch in Sundance and co-founder of BeefChain.
Tyler has served House District 1 in Wyoming for the last five years. He currently serves as the chairman of the Blockchain TaskForce, chairman of Corporations, and chairman of the Select Federal Natural Resource Management Committee. Last year he was elected to serve the Wyoming House of Representatives as the majority whip.
During his time in the legislature, Tyler has sponsored and passed several pieces of legislation that have become model legislation such as the Utility Token legislation, Wyoming Food Freedom, and Electronic Corporate Records. These pieces of legislation are now law in several states and countries.
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Rouska is a digital production and operations specialist with over 15 years working experience in the advertising and creative tech industries in London and Sydney. She worked for Mother, JWT, M&C Saatchi, Start JG, and whiteGREY, managing large scale campaigns and installations and multifaceted teams. More recently she headed up a software design and development team delivering complex, secure and scalable applications for Google across the globe.
Helen Broadbridge is a proven digital production expert who has delivered global products for Google, Skype, BBC, and Disney. Her craft lies between project management, creative, and digital strategy.
Helen is currently working on the Symphony of Blockchains project, an immersive, audiovisual exploration of the bitcoin blockchain presented in both virtual and augmented reality.
François-René Rideau is an alumnus of the École Normale Supérieure (rue d’Ulm). He has a background as a researcher in computer science, specifically programming language semantics and distributed systems). Formerly a software engineer at IDEALX, ITA Software, Google, and Bridgewater Associates.
Markus Gufler is one of the original founders of the Clio.1 project, and has been a key Cardano community member from the beginning. Whether it is answering questions on the forum, creating easy to understand visualizations of blockchain data, writing educational posts about Cardano, or starting ecosystem-changing projects from scratch, Markus has shown himself to be a valuable entrepreneur and contributor again and again.
Robert Kornacki is a functional programmer with a penchant for blockchains, and has been at the forefront of making Plutus understandable for the wider programming community. Dedicated to seeing the ecosystem grow, he seized the opportunity to join in building the premier Cardano educational portal when given the offer by the Clio.1 team. Since February 2019, Robert has also been a dLab/Emurgo Fellow, tackling core usability issues for Cardano and the blockchain space as a whole.
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