Daniel Larimer

CTO
block.one

Dan specializes in software creation and development and has founded several successful companies that focus on innovative technology, ranging from virtual reality simulators to unmanned vehicle control systems to several second-generation crypto currencies - most notably BitShares. He is the inventor of the widely adopted “Proof of Stake” and “Decentralized Autonomous Corporations” concepts. Dan has been involved in the blockchain space since 2009 when he began work promoting bitcoin and developing a decentralized alternative to the existing exchanges.