Moving the Chain Spotlight #4: Stephen Tual

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Moving the Chain is an ongoing series from Blockchain WTF that shines a spotlight on folks who are making an impact in the world of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency

Profile:

London’s Stephen Tual is a blockchain expert who is best known for being the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Ethereum project. The project helped to create Ethereum, which is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts on custom built blockchains. The second most popular cryptocurrency, also called Ethereum, was spawned from the project.

These days, he serves as the CCO of Slock.it; a company he also founded. Slock.it claims to be “the world’s trailblazer in creating Blockchain Infrastructures.” Tual and his team use blockchain technology to help other companies address security issues and reduce operating costs, among other things. Stephen Tual is without question a major player in the blockchain community, who continues to strive toward “Making Blockchain Mainstream!!!”

Quotable:

“No one truly cares about #blockchain or any other tech: they care about services that give them *benefits* (better, faster, cheaper).” Via Twitter

Fun Fact:

During his time serving as the CCO for Ethereum, Taul helped raise an impressive $18.9 million for the company.

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