Ronny is a German based illustrator, he creates both analogue and digital illustrations. He has been involved in an array of projects particularly noteworthy was his illustrations of the German football team and 1. FC Köln. He has a simple style with muted colours and clean lines and uses pencil and digital tools to create his interesting works of art.
Co-founder of layer-1 network Solana, he once led development of operating systems at Qualcomm, distributed systems at Mesosphere, and compression at Dropbox, plus holds 2 patents for high performance OS protocols.
Creator of the darknet marketplace Silk Road, which facilitated the sale of illegal goods and services, from 2011 until his arrest in 2013 and for which he is controversially now serving life imprisonment in the US.
Co-founder & CTO of Casa, a Bitcoin security provider, Lopp is a software engineer, columnist, and Bitcoin advocate, plus is involved with several projects, including Bitcoin Politicians and Physical Attack Log.
Founders of the enigmatic meme cryptocurrency Dogecoin, whose exponential surge in value followed Elon Musk’s decision to make it his favourite crypto plaything, peaking in April 2021 with a market cap of $17B.
A computer scientist, legal scholar and cryptographer known for research in digital contracts and digital currency, Szabo coined the phrase and concept of ‘smart contracts’, was active in pre-Bitcoin ‘bit gold’ technologies and is regarded by some a potential candidate for Satoshi Nakamoto.