bloXroute was developed by blockchain and networking experts at Cornell and Northwestern University with one goal in mind – to solve the “scalability problem” for all blockchains.

Founders

Uri Klarman

CEO

Northwestern University

Uri Klarman

CEO Northwestern University

Uri Klarman, CEO, is the most vocal proponent of bloXroute, which is his doctoral dissertation work at Northwestern University.

Uri is an interdisciplinary networks researcher, and his work encompasses innovative uses of Computer Networks, disruptive blockchain networking schemes, alternative content distribution networks, trustless peer coordination, and security.

Emin Gün Sirer

Chief Scientist

Cornell University

Emin Gün Sirer

Chief Scientist Cornell University

Prof. Emin Gün Sirer is a crypto doyen, who has been involved in the field of crypto from the very start. He had pivotal roles in characterizing the Nakamoto consensus, the DAO detection and aftermath. He is a pioneer in on- and off-chain scaling, and, most importantly for this project – he is the inventor of the Falcon backbone relay.

Aleksandar Kuzmanovic

Chief Architect

Northwestern University

Aleksandar Kuzmanovic

Chief Architect Northwestern University

Aleksandar Kuzmanovic, Chief Architect, is a Net Neutrality expert and a full Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University, where he is currently on leave of absence.

Prof. Kuzmanovic’s work on Net Neutrality had awarded him an NSF CAREER Award, and he is one of the founders and a member of the steering committee of Google’s Measurement Lab initiative for monitoring global Net Neutrality.

His work and systems on congestion control, traffic analysis, and content distribution have been widely disseminated on the Internet, finding its way to millions of users.

Soumya Basu

CTO

Cornell University

Soumya Basu

CTO Cornell University

Soumya Basu, bloXroute Labs CTO, is a member of the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Contracts (IC3) group at Cornell University. He is most well known for creating the Falcon Network, which has been operational in the Bitcoin network since April 2016. Soumya’s work aims to remove trust without reducing performance in cryptocurrency systems. He was awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and a paper award at ACM SIGCOMM.

Advisors

Naval Ravikant

Angel Investor

CEO & Co-founder, Angelist

Injong Rhee

Entrepreneur in Residence

Google

Bruce Maggs

Pelham Wilder Professor of Computer Science

Duke University

Sarit Markovich

Clinical Associate Professor of Strategy

Kellogg School of Management

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