We’re committed to building an industry-leading team that values creativity and innovation above anything else.
CO-FOUNDER | ENGINEERING
Assist Prof UWaterloo | founding team member at Algorand; design and development of the platform; head of cryptography | PhD MIT | Software-Defined-Networks @UToronto | crypto @IBM | co-author of many crypto protocols & standards.
CO-FOUNDER | ENGINEERING
Founding team member at Algorand; design and development of the consensus; head of mathematics | Gold Medal at the International Math Olympiad | BSc and MS Eng. MIT.
10+ years experience in software engineering and systems research | PhD in Computer Science (UWaterloo), focusing on performance optimizations for distributed ledger systems | MSc in Physics (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology).
PhD (UWaterloo) in quantum information and cryptography | post-doc at the Institute for Quantum Computing and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics | crypto research at Isara and ConsenSys | co-author of qTESLA, a post-quantum signature scheme, and gnark, a ZK proofs library.
5 years experience in software engineering | BSc in Computer Science | MSc Thesis on blockchain interoperability | Blockchain researcher at Decrypto Lab | Passioned dev.
The lead developer of BFT-SMaRt, a high-performance Byzantine fault-tolerant state machine replication library | PhD from the University of Lisbon | Awarded the William C. Carter PhD Dissertation Award.
Over 5 years of experience in technical community development | Vice President of the Blockchain Education Network | BA University of Concordia | BBA York University.
Over 5 years experience in software development with over 3 years experience in both enterprise and public blockchains | BSc from the University of Toronto | Passionate about scalability, interoperability and privacy.
Shipped multiple blockchain products on Ethereum | BEng. with BFin. from the University of Adelaide | Awarded 1st Class Honours for research thesis on unlisted equity securitisation and exchange on Ethereum.
Experience in shipping crypto asset management applications and products on public blockchains | BSC from the University of Waterloo | Developer at Swissborg | Founding team member at Parallel.fi.
Michael De Luca
B.Eng. (McGill) in Electrical Engineering | Blockchain Tech Lead at Scotiabank | Blockchain Lead at Coinsquare | Previously built cold/hot-wallet solutions, blockchain systems, smart contracts, DeFi & state aggregation / roll-ups.
BMath (UWaterloo) in Computer Science | Software dev at ISARA | Engineering and research experience in secure communication protocols, cryptography and quantum computing.
Over 5 years of experience in finance and accounting | Bcomm from the University of Northern British Columbia | Passionate about finance and blockchain.
5 years enterprise full-stack development, following 10 years in TradFi banking | M.Sc Computer Science from Johns Hopkins | B.Sc. Joint-Degree Wharton Eng. (M&T) from University of Pennsylvania.
6 years experience in software engineering | BaSC (UofT) Computer Engineering | Backend Engineer at SurfEasy VPN acquired by NortonLifeLock | DevOps Lead at Pixlee | Staff Engineer at Flywheel Software.
10+ years experience in marketing & business development as a founder / early employee at early & growth stage technology companies | BA Northeastern University.
10+ years experience in software architecting and engineering | Author of commit-reveal DEX protocol and co-author of EIP-1633 token re-fungibility | Computer Science, SpbSTU | Passionate about cryptography and distributed computation
BSc in computer engineering (UPMC Paris) | MSc in computer engineering (EICnam Paris) | Experience in infrastructure and containers management.
Full Stack developer with over 7 years of experience working in the blockchain and tech/finance industry as a founder and contractor.
6 years experience in sales and operations | M.B.A. from The Tuck School of Business | B.A. from Trinity College.
20 years experience as a journalist, media executive and entrepreneur | Management at CoinDesk; Business development at New Alchemy; Founder of Token Report; Editor-in-chief at American City Business Journals | Masters in technology entrepreneurship at Northeastern University.
Sirapop Na Ranong
B.Eng & M.Eng in Computer Eng. | Full Stack Developer for 7 years in dist. systems. Interested in building scalable systems, analytics dashboards, data indexers, APIs, DApps, etc.
10 years experience in software development and 4 years in the blockchain industry as a full-stack developer, researcher, and ecosystem builder. | B.Eng & M.Eng in Computer Engineering. Thesis on distributed systems.
8 years experience in Sales in early stage companies and most recently Salesforce | BA UVM.
18+ years software engineering & architecture exp | Doctorate degree in applied science. | Led the development team behind NZ COVID Tracer programme.
7+ years in strategy & operations; previously led go-to-market strategy & operations at Ripple; director of sales strategy at WeWork | HBA, Ivey | BESc, Western.
Axelar is looking for independent and highly driven individuals who are passionate about the future of web3 and solving its biggest challenge – interoperability.