Tim Beiko

Tim Beiko

Formal First Name

Tim Beiko is Protocol Support for the Ethereum Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting Ethereum and related technologies. Tim is one of the most prominent figures in the Ethereum Foundation, serving as the coordinator for Ethereum's protocol developers and knowledgeable of all the complexities and latest development of the world’s most active blockchain. He has been working on Ethereum full-time since 2018. Prior to joining the Ethereum Foundation, he was Senior Product Manager at ConsenSys, the leading Ethereum blockchain software company. Today, Tim is interested in product, machine learning, and blockchain. He played a pivotal and outsized role helping orchestrate The Merge, Ethereum's switch from PoW to PoS system. In addition, he runs the core protocol meetings for Ethereum and writes about the protocol's upgrades to share the Ethereum roadmap with the broader community.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Tim is one of the leaders who's responsible for protocol upgrades and developer meetings.

  • He is heavily involved in The Merge, which will see Ethereum switch from the energy-intensive proof-of-work consensus mechanism brought to the fore by Bitcoin to a more efficient proof-of-stake system.


  • Tim was a Product Owner at Element AI, now ServiceNow Research, provider of cloud-based platform and solutions.

  • He was a Venture Partner at Front Row Ventures, Canada's first university-focused venture capital fund.


  • Tim has appeared in various financial media outlets and publications.

  • His work and Ethereum-related updates are often being cited on the largest financial media outlets.

  • He has also appeared as a guest on Real Vision.