ZCash CEO and Computer security expert, Zooko Wilcox
, has over 20 years of experience in decentralized systems, cryptography and information security under his belt. In his own words he has made a career working on the thing he loves: “technology that protects and empowers people”. He has notably contributed to DigiCash and Mojo Nation; co-invented ZRTP and Tahoe-LAFS; and is the co-author of BLAKE2 and SPHINCS. He is also the Founder of Least Authority.
is an experienced engineer and researcher. His primary research interests include Functional Programming and Programming Languages Theory. He worked for many many years on data harvesting and analysis tools, before co-founding smartcontract.com
and taking on a position as a core developer of Nxt cryptocurrency. He is currently working on various research projects at IOHK as well as the development of Ergo Platform.