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Ryan Shea

Ryan Shea is Co-founder and CEO of Blockstack Labs, which maintains the open source Blockstack software and makes it easy for developers to build decentralized, user-controlled applications secured by the blockchain. Blockstack Labs is funded by Union Square Ventures and Y Combinator.�Ryan was inducted into the Forbes 30 Under 30 and graduated from Princeton University, where he studied Computer Science and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He was also an engineer at ZocDoc, authored several popular open-source cryptography and blockchain libraries, and was the President of the Princeton Entrepreneurship Club, which was awarded the Alberto Santos-Dumont Prize for Innovation twice under his leadership.