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Bram Cohen is the inventor of BitTorrent, which is the most used protocol for peer-to-peer file sharing over the internet. In 2009, BitTorrent accounted for 43% to 70% of all internet traffic. Bram is often accused of being Satoshi Nakamoto – a claim he denies. Bram founded and was initial CEO of BitTorrent, Inc in 2004. During his time at BitTorrent he worked in various roles as an Engineering Manager, Product Manager, and member of the Board of Directors. He left BitTorrent in August 2017 to found Chia Network. He has served as Chairman and CTO of the Chia Network since its founding and, since June 2019, as CEO. Bram is one of the top selling puzzle designers in the world.
Gene Hoffman has built and sold three companies to PGP, Inc., Vivendi-Universal, and Amdocs. From 2003 to 2016 he was co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Vindicia, a consumer subscription infrastructure company sold to Amdocs in 2016. From 2017 to 2019 he was an advisor to the board of Chia Network until he joined the Company full time in August of 2019. He has been a board member at eight technology and energy companies and serves on two non-profit boards. He has 23 years of working in high compliance security environments with 12 years of managing PCI and SSAE-16 compliance for the storage of 220,000,000 credit cards. Gene has built and scaled companies in enterprise software and SaaS, consumer subscriptions, cryptography, and software development and has served as chief executive of a public company. He has raised over $215,000,000 in public and private markets, acquired four companies and sold three. In 1997, he helped end US export controls on cryptography while at PGP, Inc. by personally exporting the PGP Source Code book.
Prior to Chia, Misha Graboi was CEO of Delta-V Global Management, a consultancy focused on asset management firms. Prior to Delta-V, Mr. Graboi spent a decade at PAAMCO Prisma where he held several roles, most recently as CEO of PAAMCO Asia and as the sector specialist for convertible arbitrage strategies at PAAMCO. Earlier in his career, Misha was an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, where he headed European Internet Equity Research. Misha began his career at CIBC Oppenheimer where he was a technology investment banker and Internet equity research analyst.