Long Fan


Long Fan is the co-founder and CEO of Conflux. He graduated from Tsinghua University's Yao Class and later received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His research interests include system security, programming languages, and blockchain. His doctoral dissertation won the MIT Distinguished Dissertation Award and the ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Dissertation Award.

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Péter Garamvölgyi

Peter Garamvolgyi is the Lead, Protocol Engineering at Scroll and was previously an engineer at Conflux Network and president of the International Blockchain Association at Tsinghua University.

Dong Zhou

Dong Zhou is the co-founder of Conflux and once served as chief system architect. He is a doctoral candidate in computer science at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and graduated from the Yao Class of Tsinghua University.

Guang Yang

Yang Guang is the chief technology officer of decus and served as the chief research director of Conflux. He graduated from the Yao Class of Tsinghua University.

Adrian Wang

Adrian Wang is the Founder and CEO of Metalpha. He is also the Chairman of the Hong Kong Sustaintech Foundation. He graduated from Tsinghua University PBC School of Finance and holds an MBA degree from the HKUST Business School.

Thomas Yao

Thomas Yao is a founding partner of IMO Ventures and Chief Business Officer of Zero Gravity. He holds a bachelor's degree in applied Physics from Fudan University.

Michael Heinrich

Michael Heinrich is co-founder and CEO of Zero Gravity, Venture Partner at Pioneer Fund, and previously founder and CEO of Garten.

Arun Devabhaktuni

Arun Devabhaktuni is a professional with a background in systems biology, physics, and biology. He is currently a Lead Researcher at Mirana Ventures and an Angel Investor at Valhalla Capital. He has also served as the Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder of ZenMaid Software. Arun has received a PhD in Systems Biology from Stanford University School of Medicine and a BS in Physics and Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Dan Elitzer

Dan Elitzer is co-founder at Nascent. Previously, Dan co-founded IDEO CoLab Ventures, a crypto-focused venture firm associated with the renowned design agency, IDEO. During that time, he also helped launch YAM Finance. Dan began his career in social enterprise and microfinance, working with both domestic social impact organizations and international development agencies. Dan earned an MBA from MIT Sloan, where he co-founded the MIT Bitcoin Club and MIT FinTech Club, and a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Pomona College.

Theo Diamandis

Theo is pursuing an Electrical Engineering and Computer Science PhD at MIT, where he works on algorithms for and applications of mathematical optimization. These interests inevitably led to him being nerd sniped by Guillermo into working on crypto. When he’s not working on optimization solvers for DeFi-related applications, Theo can be found backpacking or skiing in the California Sierras.

Nitya Subramanian

Nitya Subramanian is the founder of Capsule. He was the former product lead of Celo. Nitya Subramanian graduated from MIT.