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Name

Dan Larimer

Employer

Block.one

Title

Chief Technology Officer

Location

Blacksburg, VA, USA

Website

block.one

LinkedIn Profile

http://www.linkedin.com/company/block-one-official

Summary of Experience

Dan Larimer is the CTO of Block.one. A recognized blockchain pioneer, Dan is one of the leading innovators, engineers and thought leaders in the blockchain space. He is the co-founder of leading blockchain companies, most notably the decentralized exchange BitShares, the social media network Steemit and most recently Block.one, publisher of the EOSIO protocol. All provide industrial- and enterprise-grade blockchain solutions utilizing the widely-adopted Delegated Proof of Stake (DPOS) consensus mechanism, which he invented. As the CTO of Block.one, he is the lead architect behind the EOSIO software, which is engineered to run highly scalable blockchain applications. He is an alumnus of the Virginia Tech Department of Computer Science, where he currently serves as a guest lecturer and curriculum advisor.