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Paul Veradittakit

As a partner at Pantera, Paul focuses on the firm's venture capital and hedge fund investments. Since joining in 2014, h

John Crain

CEO - SuperRare.co

Jim Pick

Developer at Protocol Labs

Jack Platts

Head of Collaborations at Web3 Foundation and Partner at Hypersphere Ventures.

Molly Mackinlay

Molly Mackinlay leads the IPFS Project - a peer-to-peer network and protocol designed to make the web faster, safer, and

Michelle Lee

Product, Filecoin Project

Tarun Chitra

Chief Techno Officer at Gauntlet

Mindao Yang

Founder, dForce

Mustafa Al-Bassam

Co-founder, LazyLedger

Kevin Nielsen

Kevin Nielsen is an associate at TQ Tezos, a firm building assets and applications in the Tezos ecosystem. He also runs

Lane Rettig

Lane is a core developer for Spacemesh. In his free time he does independent research on blockchain governance, and writ

Sam Williams

Founder of the Arweave protocol.

Christian Arita

Christian is the StakerDAO Product Lead. He is responsible for the research, proposal development, and product implement

Jonas Lamis

Jonas is the founder and CEO of StakerDAO, a for profit DAO on Tezos.

Piotr Janiuk

Piotr is the CEO / CTO at Golem Factory GmbH

Simona Pop

Previously the co-founder of the Bounties Network and now Chief Engagement Officer at OST & Pepo, Simona's work is all a

Jake Brukhman

Jake Brukhman is the founder and CEO at CoinFund, a blockchain investment firm based in New York.

Alan Szepieniec

cryptography researcher with Nervos

James Prestwich

James leads cross-chain development at Summa.

Mark Tyneway

Handshake Developer

Loong Wang

CTO of Ren | Interoperability for all L1 Protocols (DeFi)

Adrian Brink

Founder of Cryptium Labs and Metastate | Protocol Engineer and Researcher

Aidan Hyman

Co-Founder & CEO of ChainSafe Systems, a blockchain R&D firm building the infrastructure for web3

Ash Egan

Ash leads crypto investments Accomplice, and is frequently covers crypto themes/trends when he's not working with portfo

Nick Hynes

Software Engineer at Oasis Labs

Harry Halpin

Co-founder and CEO of Nym Technologies, creating a mixnet that can provide privacy to any layer one chain.

Edgar Aroutiounian

Core protocol programmer

Marco Stronati

Marco is a developer at Nomadic Labs working mostly on protocol development. In the past year he worked on the integrati

Chris Dixon

Chris Dixon is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz. For the past six years, Chris has been an active seed and ventu

Aliaksandr Hudzilin Ⓝ

Aliaksandr is currently the head of business development at NEAR Protocol where he helped grow the team from 4 to 40 peo

Denisse Halm

Denisse is a Partner at cLabs leading on ecosystem growth and go-to-market for Celo in Latin America. Passionate about f

Justin Kilpatrick

Co-Founder and CTO of Althea.net. Previously a performance engineer at Red Hat before leaving to found Althea. Althea is

Jack Zampolin

Jack Zampolin is a product strategist and developer relations advisor to several Proof-of-Stake blockchain project

Jasper de Gooijer

CTO & Co-founder of Flux Market

Alon Shavit

Co-Founder at Upright. Developers' Relationship. People. Technology.

Christopher Goes

IBC Lead at Interchain GmbH, cofounder of Cryptium Labs.

Amir Haleem

CEO @helium, building decentralized wireless network infrastructure for the masses. Former esports world champion, somet

Paul Gadi

CTO at OPGames

Haseeb Qureshi

Managing partner at Dragonfly Capital, a global crypto venture fund

Ben Forman

Ben is the Managing Partner at ParaFi Capital, a cryptoasset investment firm focused on the decentralized finance ecosys

Yuriy Dybskiy

Founder at Puma – mobile browser and platform focused on privacy and seamess payments. Previously Developer Relations Le

Sergei Shulepov

Sergei is a core dev at Parity Technologies. He's working on Substrate and Polkadot, in particular things related to Web

Bernd Lapp

AVADO

Dietrich Ayala

Protocol Labs

Gavin Birch

Analyst making human-friendly education at Figment Networks.

Spencer Noon

Spencer Noon leads investments at DTC Capital. He first joined the blockchain industry in 2014, starting Bitcoin ATM com

Zaki Manian

Multi protocol blockchain engineer and Cosmos contributor

Tomer Weiss

Co-Founder at Upright. Developers' Relationship. People. Technology.

Jakub Konka

Jakub is an R&D researcher at the Golem Factory, and a core developer and maintainer of the Bytecode Alliance’s Wasmtime

Jesse Walden

Jesse is an investor, formerly at a16z, and cofounder at Mediachain Labs

Mike Purvis Ⓝ

Developer experience engineer at NEAR Protocol. Improving the tools needed for smooth development.

Erik Trautman Ⓝ

Erik Trautman leads the NEAR Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to enabling community-driven innovation and a driving for

Jascha Samadi

Jascha is a founding partner at Greenfield One, a Berlin-based early-stage crypto fund.

Illia Ⓝ

Illia is a co-founder of NEAR Protocol.

Muneeb Ali

Muneeb Ali is the Co-founder of Blockstack, a decentralized computing network with 515+ apps/startups built on top. He s

Charles St.Louis

Responsible for the initiative to further research, architect, and formalize Maker Governance processes on behalf of the

Dieter Shirley 🌊

Dieter is CTO of Dapper Labs (team behind CryptoKitties) and Chief Architect of Flow blockchain. Flow is a fast, decentr

Canaan Linder

Stardust provides an easy API for game developers to utilize blockchain technology

Lev Livnev

Lev Livnev is a formal verification researcher at dapp.org and a founding partner at Symbolic Capital Partners

Amy Slawson

Amy Slawson is a Partner and Protocol Engineer at cLabs working on Celo, a decentralized financial platform with a focus

Ethan Frey

Ethan is the founder of CosmWasm, a smart-contract platform integrated into the Cosmos SDK. He dreams of interoperable,

Monica Quaintance

Monica is the head of Research and Networks at Kadena. Kadena is a parallel-chain public PoW network with full-feature s

Robert Leshner

Founder of Compound, the first algorithmic money market.

Doug Petkanics

Doug is the Founder and CEO at Livepeer. He is focused on building the world's open video streaming infrastructure

Allen Zhang

Research Director of HashQuark

Karen Scarbrough

Karen works in the Digital Innovation Organization for BP. The categories they focus on are blockchain, cryptography, qu

Blake Johnson

Building the CryptoNYC community, trading crypto assets.

Rune Christensen

Rune Christensen is cofounder of MakerDAO and the CEO of the Maker Foundation

Gregory Markou

Co-Founder & CTO of ChainSafe Systems, a blockchain R&D firm building the infrastructure for web3.

Ruitao Su

Building DeFi stacks on Polkadot, from stable-coin to synthetics.

Tony Arcieri

Co-founder @iqlusioninc. Cryptography and infrastructure engineer.

Ben Fino-Radin

Ben Fino-Radin is the founder of Small Data Industries, a New York based lab dedicated to supporting and empowering peop

Sergej Kunz

Co-founder and CEO of 1inch. Security expert, full stack software & DevOps engineer.

Dandelion Mané

Dandelion leads the SourceCred project, and is a part of Protocol Labs. Before that, they worked on TensorFlow and AI re

Robert Habermeier

entgleisungskünstler

Dankrad Feist

Researcher at Ethereum Foundation

Pooja Shah

Pooja Shah leads Product for the Filecoin Project. Previously, Shah was the Founder/CEO of Dagny, a virtual reality comp

Maksym Zavershynskyi Ⓝ

Max is leading the middleware team at NEAR. His work involves runtimes, contract execution, and APIs.

Shiv Malik

Shiv is a former Guardian investigative journalist, an author, broadcaster and co-founder of the Intergenerational Found

Laura Shin

Unchained

Thibaut Sahaghian

Thibaut is the CEO of Multis, a banking account to help companies leverage crypto to run business. Multis is crafting a

Joey Krug

Joey Krug is the Co-Chief Investment Officer at Pantera Capital.

Brian KimJohnson

Brian KimJohnson the Director of Wallet Software Engineering at Gemini and his team is responsible for supporting digita

Yilun Cheng

Reporter at The Block

Ryne | Eco

Co-founder & CEO, Eco

Jacob Arluck

Co-Founder, TQ Tezos

Justin Drake

Ethereum 2.0 Researcher

Can Kisagun

Can is CPO and co-founder at Enigma, building a decentralized protocol for secure computation.

Alexander Skidanov

Alex is a co-founder of NEAR Protocol

Mike Masnick

Techdirt

Aleks Larsen

Aleks Larsen is a Senior Associate at Blockchain Capital, the General Partner of Blockchain Capital's venture funds. Wit

Raúl Kripalani

Raúl Kripalani is the Technical Lead for the libp2p and Testground projects at Protocol Labs.

Anna Rose

Co-host of the Zero Knowledge Podcast, zkSummit, zkValidator and zkStudyClub.

Daphne Keller

Center for Internet and Society

dennison Bertram

Dennison Bertram is working to solve the last mile problem of Web3- making blockchains easy and accessible so that every

Nhial Majok

Nhial is the Founder of Kesholabs, a software outsourcer and startup studio. A big believer in the impact of crypto-econ

Rene Reinsberg

Rene is one of the co-founders of Celo

Claire Belmont

Claire is a Partner, Product at cLabs. She works on the Celo protocol by day and tries to remember who she was before th

Victor Graf

Victor is a San Francisco-based hacker with a passion for technology that puts power into the hands of the people. He is

Zack Seward

Managing Editor at Coindesk

Adrian Manning

Adrian is a co-founder of Sigma Prime. He is a lead developer on Lighthouse (a rust-based Ethereum 2.0 client) and is pr

Alistair Stewart

Web3 Foundation Researcher

Sergey Nazarov

Co-founder of Chainlink

Dean Tribble

Dean Tribble is a CEO at Agoric. He also co-designed the negotiation process and contract for the first smart contractin

Anatoly Yakovenk◎

Solana

Justin Kilpatrick

Co-Founder and CTO of Althea.net. Previously a performance engineer at Red Hat before leaving to found Althea. Althea is

Kevin Owocki

Kevin Owocki is the founder of Gitcoin, a platform that gives Open Source software developers the opportunity to build,

Joel Monegro

Partner at Placeholder, a venture capital firm that invests in decentralized information networks

Leslie Lamb

Amber Group

Michael Klein

Michael is a senior software engineer at TQ Tezos who specializes in smart contract development, functional programming,

Chad Ostrowski Ⓝ

Developer Experience @ NEAR. Ten years of practicing & teaching software engineering. Probably busy finding and pointing

Conlan Rios

Founder, CEO at Asynchronous Art, Inc

Peter DePaulo Ⓝ

Peter is a product-focused engineer with over 8 years of experience in tech. He used to surf competitively, loves cookin

Tor Bair

Tor is the Head of Growth at Enigma, building a decentralized protocol for secure computation

Devin Finzer

Devin Finzer is the co-founder of OpenSea, a decentralized marketplace for non-fungible tokens, including game items, do

Marek Olszewski | cLabs

Marek is the co-founder and CTO of cLabs, one of the companies building Celo

Zhuoxun Yin

Strategy @ dYdX. Or if you need a longer bio: I lead strategy and operations at dYdX and have been at the company since

Kate Klonick

Assistant Professor at St. John's University School of Law

Josh Quintal

Josh is the Head of Product & Marketing at Truffle. He is responsible for creating Truffle Boxes, the Pet Shop tutorial,

Mike Kriak

Building Web3 for media & entertainment, Broadway producer and lover of Star Wars.

Alex Salnikov | Rarible

Co-founder and Head of Product of Rarible.com

Wes McVay

Truffle

Brian Crain

Brian Fabian Crain is a Berlin-based economist and entrepreneur. He is the co-founder & CEO of Chorus One. He was also t

Vitalik Buterin

Rainbow Riding Unicorn

Johann Eid

Product Manager @ Chainlink

Gavin Wood

Polkadot

Hendrik Hofstadt

Hendrik is the founder and CEO of Certus One, a leading PoS validator with a strong cyber security focus.

Roneil Rumburg

Audius

Dustin Goodwin Ⓝ

Emcee for RL1 & People Ops @ NEAR

Neil Bergquist

Neil is the co-founder and ceo of Coinme, the largest cash onramp to crypto in the U.S.

Tim Coulter

Rising the tide of all blockchains through professional-grade, first class tooling

Bruno Skvorc

Bruno is a technical educator for the Web3 Foundation and editor of the DotLeap newsletter for the Polkadot side of Web3

Arthur Breitman

Tezos

Flex Yang

DeCeFi: Better Future

Sherif Abushadi Ⓝ

Sherif is a teacher with over 20 years of experience in web development and automation with clients such as Stripe and M

Jeffrey Burdges

Polkadot

Dominic @ Solana

Solana

David Dias

David Dias is a Research Engineer at Protocol Labs & ResNetLab lead. David co-created multiple DWeb projects, including

Fernando Martinelli

Co-founder & CEO at Balancer Labs

Evan Shapiro

Evan Shapiro is CEO and Co-Founder of O(1) Labs, the team behind Coda Protocol. Evan graduated from Carnegie Mellon with

Joyce Yang

Global Coin Research

Stefaan Ponnet

AVADO

Juan Benet

Protocol Labs

Brendan Eich

Brendan Eich is the co-founder and CEO of Brave Software (https://brave.com/) and the Basic Attention Token (https://bas

Curtis Spencer

Co-Founder, Electric Capital

Karl Floersch

Co-founder of Optimism, a new Public Benefit Corporation that builds on the lessons of the Plasma research and is implem

Ari Paul

Ari Paul is co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of BlockTower Capital. He was previously a portfolio manager for The

Itamar Lesuisse

Co-founder & CEO at Argent

Robert Hackett

Robert Hackett is a Senior Writer at Fortune, co-chair of the Fortune Brainstorm Finance conference in Montauk, N.Y., an

Chris CG

No-shill Chris

Kyle Samani

Managing Partner, Multicoin Capital

Douglas Rushkoff

Host of the Team Human podcast and author of Team Human as well as a dozen other bestselling books.

Ashley Tyson

I shill for the movement.

Yadira Blocker Ⓝ

Creating the future with events. All about virtual worlds & communities. Retired Twitch Partner.

Nate Geier

Nate worked with a clearing firm at a broker-dealer, fractionalizing publicly traded stock based on users' everyday purc

Tyler Spalding

Co-Founder at Flexa

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