Shane has over 20 years of experience as a software engineer and entrepreneur, and has built some well-known apps such as TED and Drum Kit. He led the engineering team at TruStory, building the first social proof-of-stake blockchain on Cosmos. He has a dual B.S in Computer Engineering and Computer Science, and an M.S in Electrical Engineering.
Experienced co-founder, skilled in Product Management, Design, and Software Engineering. Previously: Sensei, Common Garden, UC Berkeley E.E.C.S, Hypothes.is, and Climate Feedback.
B.S in Systems Engineering and Computer Science. Former blockchain and backend infrastructure engineer at TruStory.
Self-taught programmer; founded two companies; delivered 100+ talks explaining blockchain in simple language; author of “WTF is Blockchain?” Former blockchain engineer at TruStory.
Rick has over 15 years of experience as an architect and consultant, and has created several well-known blockchain architectures since 2014. He specializes in mechanism design with a focus on federated proof of stake consensus systems.
Jack is a product strategist and developer relations advisor to several Proof-of-Stake blockchain projects. Fresh off of shipping the Cosmos Hub, Jack is currently focused on realizing IBC and advancing projects in the Cosmos ecosystem.