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Dan Larimer



Chief Technology Officer


Blacksburg, VA, USA


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Summary of Experience

Dan Larimer is the CTO of 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, 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, 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.