Hugo Philion

Hugo Philion

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Hugo Philion is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Flare Network, a decentralized network bringing full smart contract utility to the XRP ecosystem. Prior to this, he was a commodity derivatives portfolio manager responsible for two $1 billion funds. Philion left the job in 2016 to study machine learning at University College London, where he met his Flare Co-Founder, Sean Rowan, and Chief Scientist, Nairi Usher. With keen interest in blockchain and cryptocurrencies, the three decided it would be great to work together after UCL.

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