Alan Scott is a financial expert with extensive experience in deal negotiation and consulting, specializing in investment, cryptocurrency, and DeFi. He has expertise in financial privacy, as well as online marketing and web management.
Alan has a Bachelor of Arts from East Carolina University and has worked in the financial sectors of Tokyo and the U.S. He is known for his entrepreneurial spirit and passion for growth and promotion.
Kieran Mesquita is a prominent figure in blockchain and crypto, contributing to cutting-edge privacy and security technologies. His journey in the industry began with his work writing mining code for various cryptocurrencies, gaining deep insights into the underlying mechanics of blockchain systems.
He has worked on a cross-chain private DEX and a zero-knowledge voting system. Additionally, he has researched alternative Layer-1 technologies, developing a novel consensus algorithm and SNARK- based oracle system. Today, Kieran is a protocol architect, writing Solidity smart contracts and designing cryptographic systems for a secure and decentralized future.
John is a technologist with extensive experience in consumer-tech. He led teams and built products across financial and drone startups, and spent multiple years as a staff engineer and product manager in Big Tech.
Between 2016-2020, John cofounded and led a venture-backed on demand service company as CEO. John graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science.
Dylan has always enjoyed using technology to solve problems. He ran BBS's in his basement until he discovered Linux, then spent several years breaking it and recompiling the kernel.
In his previous roles as Wireless Engineer he evaluated dozens of commercial offerings to identify the best. As a consultant for small business web apps, he was adept in identifying and implementing platforms and APIs along the path of least resistance. For RAILGUN, Dylan selected the Waku libp2p protocol to serve as the basis for its anonymous Relayer network. Dylan has a BS in Organic Chemistry and Ethnopharmacognosy from Hampshire College.
Dr Hisham Galal is a highly regarded cryptographer with expertise in applied cryptography and blockchain technology. He holds a PhD in Applied Cryptography from Concordia University, with a primary thesis on Privacy Preserving Protocols on Blockchain. Dr Galal is recognized as a leading worldwide cryptographer, having innovated and implemented new cryptographic uses and technical applications.
Dr Galal is a passionate advocate for cryptography and has spoken at various conferences and events, including DEFCON, the University of Montreal, and the Montreal Blockchain Group. He is also an invited reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, demonstrating his high level of expertise in the field. Dr Galal has published numerous privacy-preserving protocols in blockchain, making him a key contributor to the industry's development.
Pete has been a senior engineer and technical lead for successful startups in the EdTech, Gig Economy, and E-Commerce Sectors. He has 10+ years of full stack experience designing and developing elegant and user-friendly applications, with dozens of products brought to market for millions of users.
Pete graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.
Bill is an experienced professional in business development and operations management. Prior to contributing to RAILGUN, he was a Senior Consultant at Deloitte having advised organizations in sectors as diverse as government, healthcare, technology, insurance, banking, and finance.
With a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) & Bachelor of Arts from the Australian National University, Bill has a background in law and is an expert on financial regulation and legal issues related to crypto and DeFi. Bill is an advocate for and has extensive knowledge in DeFi, blockchain and crypto economics and is also a lead organizer for DeFiCon.
Matt is a highly experienced Mobile and Web developer, with over 6 years of industry experience. He is passionate about mobile technology and has extensive experience developing Digital Wallets. Matt studied Computer Science at Universidad de La Matanza in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and has been working in Web3 for the past 3 years.
In addition to his technical skills, Matt has also worked as a technical leader and engineering manager in a software factory. This experience has allowed him to develop a keen understanding of project management and leadership, making him a valuable asset to any team.
Andrey holds a Bachelor’s and PhD in Computer Science, an MBA from Oxford University, and is a lecturer at Oxford University. He is an active researcher in Deep Learning, with several publications in reputable journals and conferences. He is an expert in Computer Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
Andrey is also a successful entrepreneur, having founded a mobile and web app development company, Vitruvian. He has a proven track record of building and leading successful startups, having previously worked as a CTO in two startups before contributing to RAILGUN. Andrey is passionate about innovation and is committed to using his knowledge and experience to create new technologies that solve real-world problems.
Edward is an attorney with a passion for blockchain technology and decentralized finance. He is a qualified New York attorney with extensive experience in the legal and regulatory aspects of the blockchain industry. Edward is also a Certified Ethereum Professional (C4) and a Certified Bitcoin Professional.
Edward has been a DeFi advocate since 2016. He is a graduate of Oxford University and has spoken at numerous blockchain and Fintech conferences globally, including EthDenver, Consensus, CryptoCompare, DeFiCon, Fintech Week London, Oxford Foundry, and others.
Phil is an accomplished business executive with extensive experience in finance and institutional investing. He is a partner at Orchard Street Capital, where he manages the firm's investment portfolio. Phil is a University of Pennsylvania graduate with a deep understanding of financial markets and a proven track record of success.
He has a wealth of experience in managing investments in the blockchain industry and is highly regarded as an expert in the field. Phil is also a member of the board of directors for Karate Combat, as well as an advisor to many innovative DeFi protocols. Phil is committed to driving innovation and creating value for investors and companies alike.
Emmanuel is an economist, privacy activist, author of the RAILGUN white paper, and an experienced community manager. He is also a skilled writer with a background in creating thriving DAOs, managing airdrops distributions, and crafting tokenomics.
Emmanuel is passionate about decentralized systems and is committed to creating a more transparent, fair, and decentralized world.