Andresen (formerly known as Gavin Bell) is a well-known figure in Bitcoin. A brilliant software engineer, he previously was a director and currently is Chief Scientist of the Bitcoin Foundation, as well as a Bitcoin Core developer. His technical involvement with Bitcoin stretches back to 2010, when he discovered Bitcoin, quickly recognising the benefits of its design. Andresen acts as arbiter and architect for the Bitcoin community and helps coordinate improvements to the core Bitcoin software used by the worldwide community.
Bitcoin is designed to bring us back to a decentralized currency of the people.