Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Electric Coin Company. A respected computer scientist and original cypherpunk, he has over 20 years of experience in secure distributed systems, cryptography, free and open-source software, and startups. Best known for developing secure and resilient network protocols for storage and value transfer, Wilcox-O'Hearn is also noted for his work on DigiCash, Mojo Nation, ZRTP, BLAKE2, and SPHINCS. He tweets often about a range of topics and used to blog about health science as well.
Zooko has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.