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Blockchain at Columbia, Columbia University's student organization for distributed ledger technology. [email protected] nurtures development in the blockchain ecosystem upon a foundation for technical problem-solving. The community fosters relevant academic research through critical analysis of new technologies. The organization’s high standard for knowledge encourages both education on complex subjects and distribution of valuable resources on all related topics.

Founded in early 2017 by several Columbia undergraduates, [email protected] has since grown into a complex university-wide initiative. Weekly events include technical discussions, academic lectures, and crypto hour discussions for evaluating market trends. Previous larger events include presentations on the Bitcoin network, panels regarding inclusivity of the Blockchain space, and seminars from emerging distributed ledger organizations. [email protected] has several committees to execute its objectives: Education, Technical Research & Development, Financial Research, Operations, and Public Relations. Each serves a unique purpose and are maintained by a team of Officers and their Committee Leader. The Education Committee, for example, facilitates courses on distributed ledger technology for students and faculty on campus. All Committee Leaders, along with the President and Vice-President, make up the Executive Board of [email protected]

Team

Executive Board Members

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Nir Kabessa

President
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Rohan Pandit

Vice President
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Satvika Kumar

Head of Education
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Alex Nicita

Head of Technical R&D
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Jack Briody

Head of Financial R&D

CC 2021
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Donovan Simpson

Head of Public Relations

CC 2020
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Tara Anand

Head of Operations

Barnard 2020






Officers

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Asif Mallik

Technical R&D

CC 2022
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Brandon Marquez

Financial R&D

CC 2020
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David Gong

Operations
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David Giliver

Education

SEAS 2021
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Jonathan Itzler

Head of Technical R&D
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Jeremy Giffon

Financial R&D
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Jerry Lin

Technical R&D
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Julian Christensen

Education

CC 2021
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Junghoo Kim

Technical R&D

SEAS 2020
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Lily He

Education

SEAS 2020
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Matthew Park

Financial R&D

2021
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Natalie Park

Operations

CC 2022
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Owen Xu

Technical R&D

CC 2021
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Su Ji Park

Financial R&D

SEAS 2021
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Martin Gracia Jr.

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Vernon Johnson









Advisors

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Lily Liu

Co-Founder & CFO of Earn.com, Acquired by Coinbase
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Alex Price

Founding Partner of
Qu Capital
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Kevin Zhang

Early Stage Investor at Bain Capital Ventures
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Maja Vujinovic

CEO of OGroup, CIO of Emerging Tech GE Digital
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Omid Malekan

Blockchain Expert at Citi Ventures, Writer at New York Times




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