Jed McCaleb Details

Current Projects

Stellar, Co-Founder Machine Intelligence Research Institute, Advisor


San Francisco, CA U.S.

Previous Projects

Ripple, Founder, 2011-2013 Mt. Gox, Co-Founder, 2007-2014 Code Collective, Founder, 2007-2009 MetaMachine, Founder & CTO, 2000-2005



Jed McCaleb is the President and CEO of Stellar, where he leads technical development.

Jed believes in consciously leveraging technology to reduce inefficiency and improve the human condition. He created eDonkey, one of the largest file-sharing networks of its time, as well as Mt. Gox, the first Bitcoin exchange and in 2011, Ripple.

Recognizing that the world’s financial infrastructure is broken and that too many people are left without resources, he cofounded Stellar Development Foundation in 2014. Jed is also an advisor to MIRI, which researches artificial intelligence for positive impact.