Zooko is one of the original cypherpunks. He is a long-serving technologist and entrepreneur. His experience spans open, decentralized systems; cryptography; information security; and startups. In more than 25 years in the industry, Zooko has contributed to an array of projects — many of which champion privacy implementations — including DigiCash, Mojo Nation, ZRTP, “Zooko’s Triangle,” Tahoe-LAFS, BLAKE2 and SPHINCS. He is the founder of the Electric Coin Company and Least Authority Enterprises, which uniquely empower individuals with the right to consent about how, when and to whom their personal data is shared.
Zooko is the CEO and Founder of Zcash (ZEC).