Adeniyi Abiodun

Adeniyi Abiodun

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Adeniyi Abiodun is the Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Mysten Labs, the company behind the Sui blockchain. At Mysten Labs, he focuses on contributing to foundational infrastructure for the advancement of Web3 adoption. Abiodun is a product leader with experience spanning from financial services to cryptocurrency. He has led engineering and product teams across big technology companies including Oracle, VMware, and Facebook. Prior to founding Mysten Labs, he led many of Meta’s R&D initiatives in blockchain and cryptocurrency, including the Diem Network and the Move programming language.

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  • His involvement in Web3 adoption began in 2021, aligning with Mysten Labs' mission to accelerate the adoption of web3 technologies.

  • Today, Mysten Labs is creating foundational infrastructure to accelerate web3 adoption by building open protocols that interconnect to form the best-in-class Web3 platform.

  • The platform's research covers cryptography, distributed systems, economics, programming languages, and networking.


  • Previously, Adeniyi played a key role as a Product Lead at Meta in Menlo Park, California, for over 2 years. 

  • His work involved leading various crypto infrastructure products at Facebook (Meta), including the establishment of the Novi Crypto Platform team.

  • He held positions such as Head of Product for Blockchain at VMware, where he drove technology vision and strategy and execution for blockchains.

  • He was an Architect for Blockchain Cloud Platform at Oracle, driving and leading architecture, technology vision and strategy for Oracle Autonomous Blockchain Cloud Service.

  • His entrepreneurial ventures include co-founding PeerNova and CloudHashing, where he aimed to contribute to product development and establish a prominent cloud mining service in the Bitcoin space