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David Schwartz

What you need to know about me:

  • Chief Cryptographer and a Director at Ripple, the company behind the Ripple settlement network.

  • One of the original architects of the Ripple Consensus Ledger system, the first system to solve the crytpo-currency double spend problem without requiring either a central authority or proof of work.

  • My alter ego is "JoelKatz" on the Bitcoin forums and other places.

  • Areas of expertise include cryptography, payment and settlement networks, advising fintech and emerging technology startups, and C++ programming.

  • Areas of interest include computers, aviation (both full scale and model/drone), basketball and football.

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