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Algorand built and developed the world’s first open, permissionless, pure proof-of-stake blockchain protocol that, without forking, provides the necessary security, scalability, and decentralization needed for today’s economy. With an award-winning team, Algorand enables traditional finance and decentralized financial businesses to embrace blockchain for decentralized applications.

About Algorand

Algorand is building the technology to power the Future of Finance (FutureFi), the convergence of traditional and decentralized models into a unified system that is inclusive, frictionless, and secure. Founded by Turing Award-winning cryptographerSilvio Micali, Algorand developed a blockchain infrastructure that offers the interoperability and capacity to handle the volume of transactions needed for defi, financial institutions and governments to smoothly transition into FutureFi. The technology of choice for more than 1000 global organizations, Algorand is enabling the simple creation of next generation financial products, protocols and exchange of value. For more information, visit www.algorand.com

Contact: [email protected]

Brand Usage: Community Use of Algorand Trademark and Brand

Below please find the guidelines for the Algorand community and users of the open network to follow in order to use the Algorand or “A” of the Algorand logo. 

The Algorand logo and standalone “A” are trademarks of Algorand, Inc., but available for use by our community and users of the open source network. The logo types can be downloaded below and the following guidelines should be followed when using the logos:

  • The Algorand and “A” logo are to be used for community purposes only, including merchandise, but no other for profit business. This includes community engagement such as creative visuals, meetups, merchandise, etc. 
  • The Algorand and “A” logo can be used to note that your company service, or application is leveraging the open source public Algorand blockchain to power its offering. 
  • No person or entity should be misrepresenting the use of the logo in any official Algorand capacity or misleading others to think they are the organization behind the official Algorand blockchain. 
  • Use of the brand does not mean that you own it - Algorand, Inc. maintains the rights to the trademark in all instances. 
  • Use of the logos or name can not be used with other phrases or words (ie, AlgorandInvesting, Algorandstore, etc.). Algorand can not be connected to any other product or service, unless in the context of an application that is leveraging the open source blockchain network. 

Logos

Algorand Logo Black

Algorand Logo White

Algorand Logo Mark Black

Algorand Logo Mark White

Executive Resources

Silvio Micali

Founder

Silvio Micali has been on the faculty at MIT, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, since 1983. Silvio’s research interests are cryptography, zero knowledge, pseudorandom generation, secure protocols, and mechanism design and blockchain. In particular, Silvio is the co-inventor of probabilistic encryption, Zero-Knowledge Proofs, Verifiable Random Functions and many of the protocols that are the foundations of modern cryptography.

In 2017, Silvio founded Algorand, a fully decentralized, secure, and scalable blockchain which provides a common platform for building products and services for a borderless economy. At Algorand, Silvio oversees all research, including theory, security and crypto finance.

Silvio is the recipient of the Turing Award (in computer science), of the Gödel Prize (in theoretical computer science) and the RSA prize (in cryptography). He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and Accademia dei Lincei.

Silvio has received his Laurea in Mathematics from the University of Rome, and his PhD in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.

Steve Kokinos

CEO

Steve is the CEO of Algorand and responsible for overall business vision and strategy.



Steve is a serial entrepreneur, most recently co-founder and Executive Chairman of Fuze, where he was responsible for corporate strategy. Under his direction, the company transformed the way enterprises view collaboration as a key driver of business visibility, process improvement, and results. Today, Fuze has over 700 employees servicing over 1500 enterprise customers around the world.



Prior to Fuze, Steve was co-founder of BladeLogic, Inc., a recognized leader in the data center automation market with a Fortune 500 client list including GE, Time Warner, Microsoft, Cable & Wireless, Walmart, and Sprint, among others. Bladelogic held a successful IPO and was later acquired by BMC Software for ~$800M.



Prior to BladeLogic, Steve was co-founder and CEO of Web Yes, Inc., an early market leader in the Web hosting and application service provider arena that provided infrastructure services for Sun Microsystems, Netscape, and Lycos, among others. Web Yes was acquired by Breakaway Solutions in 1999.

W. Sean Ford

COO

Sean is the COO of Algorand, responsible for go-to-market execution and operations including product management, engineering, marketing and global community development. Sean joins Algorand from LogMeIn where he was the Chief Marketing Officer responsible for global marketing strategy, product marketing, ecommerce, communications, brand leadership, and demand generation. He also ran the Integration Management Office for LogMeIn's acquisition of Jive Communications in early 2018.