CEO, Blockstack PBC
Dr.Muneeb Ali is the co-founder of Blockstack, a network for decentralized apps.He serves as the CEO of Blockstack Public Benefit Corp and has raised more than 50 million USD in venture capital and token offering from investors like Union Square Ventures, Y Combinator, Lux Capital, Naval Ravikant, Kevin Rose, and others. Blockstack was recently featured in the CNBC’s list of 100 promising startups to watch.
He received his PhD and Masters in Computer Science from Princeton University,both specializing in distributed systems, and a BSc from LUMS in 2003. His PhD thesis was nominated for the ACM SIGCOMM dissertation award by Princeton. At Princeton, he worked in the Systems & Networks group and at PlanetLab--world’s first cloud computing testbed. Muneeb gives guest lectures on cloud computing at Princeton University and his research publications have over 1,100 citations. You can follow him on Twitter @muneeb.