The Agoric Team

Mark Miller

Mark S. Miller

Mark S. Miller is a pioneer of agoric (market-based secure distributed) computing and smart contracts, the main designer of the E and Dr. SES distributed persistent object-capability programming languages, inventor of Miller Columns, an architect of the Xanadu hypertext publishing system, a representative to the EcmaScript committee, a former Google research scientist and member of the WebAssembly (Wasm) group, and a senior fellow of the Foresight Institute.

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E. Dean Tribble

E. Dean Tribble

Dean Tribble co-designed the negotiation process and contract for the first smart contracting system, AMiX. As a Principal Architect at Microsoft, he co-designed the Midori distributed object-capability operating system. As founder and CTO for Agorics (acquired by Microsoft), he architected the brokerage information system for Schwab’s active traders and the WebMart electronic contract system for SunLabs. As CTO of VerifyValid and VP of Deluxe, his echeck systems have carried billions of dollars.

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Brian Warner

Brian Warner

Brian Warner built Foolscap, a Python-based distributed object-capability system. He created Buildbot, a popular continuous-integration system, co-founded the Tahoe-LAFS capability-based secure distributed storage system, and co-authored the prescient security review of Ethereum. At Mozilla, Brian developed a framework for reviewing modular browser add-ons, co-developed Firefox Sync, and led the security design of the Firefox Accounts login system.

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Bill Tulloh

Bill Tulloh

Bill Tulloh was a market manager at smart contract pioneer AMiX, was co-founder of the Agorics Project on markets and computation, and was a lead researcher of the Virus Safe Computing project both at George Mason University. He has served as a product manager and director of business development at various software companies.

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Mike Jablon

Michael S. Jablon

Mike is a proven industry disruptor. In his 25+ years of strategic leadership, he has leveraged disruptive technologies, (IP, VoIP, Smart Home) to both drive monumental change and unleash brand new business opportunities. At Spectrum (formerly Time Warner Cable), as VP of Product and Strategy he launched and led the growth of Digital Phone to over 4M subscribers and $2B in annual revenue. Off the clock, Michael is literally a wanderer, usually traveling sans map or solid plan.

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Kate Sills

Kate Sills

Kate Sills is a software engineer with an interest in economics and law. She has been a columnist for the Cato Institute and was previously a board member of the Tezos Commons Foundation. She graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in Computer Science.

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Paul Walton

Paul Walton

Paul is a seasoned financial services professional who has worked as a research analyst, fund manager, and business development specialist. Recently he was lead project manager on a major blockchain initiative at the London Stock Exchange, where he built the FTSE Digital Asset index. Paul is leading Agoric’s business development with financial services industry partners. He is a soccer fan (Arsenal) and lives in the greater New York City area.

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Bana Hatzey

Bana Hatzey

Bana is the Agoric marketing manager. She has a background in marketing and strategy across several Fortune 500 companies and innovative startups, and has worked in and traveled to 19 countries. She holds a B.S. from Stanford University with a concentration in Management. Bana enjoys singing, swimming, dancing, and being outdoors.

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Chris Hibbert

Chris Hibbert

Chris is a software engineer who has worked on email security, financial cryptography, S/W development tools, highly social mobile games, and privacy. He wrote Zocalo, an open source platform for Prediction Markets. He has worked at Xerox PARC, Digital Equipment, Google, and several small companies. On his own time, he reads science fiction, plays volleyball, and is a rock climber.

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Michael FIG

Michael FIG

Michael is a generalist software developer and system administrator with 25 years of experience who enjoys the challenges of working with diverse technologies at all layers of the computing platform. He has a background in free software, embedded systems, operating systems, language virtual machines, full-stack development, and network security. Notably, Michael has worked as a developer for the Free Software Foundation and a system administrator for Google. When not on the computer, he spends time with his daughters, plays the accordion, and enjoys good food.

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Tatyana Roberts

Tatyana Roberts

Tatyana assists Agoric’s operations, developer relations, and community work. She has international expertise in communications, trade policies and human rights law. Tatyana received her MS degree in International Relations from the Free University of Brussels in Belgium. Previously she worked at the EU parliament in Brussels, financial services in London, and Autodesk in California. In her spare time she enjoys making independent films, climbing mountains and stage acting.

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