Jeff Garzik
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Co-founder & CEO of Bloq

Jeff Garzik

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Co-founder & CEO of Bloq

Garzik is one of the first Bitcoin Core developers. A futurist, entrepreneur and software engineer, he currently serves as the CEO of Blockchain-for-enterprise startup Bloq and remains a vocal commentator in the space on social media. He is also an advisor to several globally-known Blockchain industry companies, including Chain and BitFury.

Age
43 years old (July, 1974)
Citizenship
US
Participation
Bitcoin Core, Developer
Bloq, Co-founder & CEO
Dunvegan Space Systems, Inc., CEO
  • BSc in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.
  • Was helping to launch CNN.com on the Internet in the early 1990s.
  • Serves on the board of Coin Center, and the advisory boards of BitFury, BitPay, Chain.com, Netki and WayPaver Labs.
  • Delivered presentations on bitcoin and blockchain technology at TEDx, State of Digital Money, and Scaling Bitcoin.
  • Was appointed to the Linux Foundation board of directors, as well as the World Economic Forum Expert Network as an expert in information technology.
  • Was lead developer of SegWit2x.

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  • forbes.com
  • fortune.com
  • coindesk.com
  • richtopia.com
  • rise.global
  • cryptoweekly.co
  • cryptocompare.com
  • cantechletter.com
  • investinblockchain.com
  • finance.jaxlondon.com
  • surveymonkey.com
  • hackernoon.com
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