Joining us this week is Doug Beardsley, Director of Engineering at Kadena (kadena.io/).
Upcoming Events: The founders of Kadena Will Martino and Stuart Popejoy, along with our Head of Growth, Ben Jessel, will be speaking at World Blockchain Forum NYC on September 27-28, 2019.
Doug Beardsley, Director of Engineering, Kadena
Doug is Kadena’s Director of Engineering, contributing 15 years of professional software experience to the role. He spent six years working in the defense industry where he built large scale radar tracking and data fusion systems from the ground up. Doug has been writing Haskell professionally since 2010, with projects in finance, data visualization, and analytics covering both frontend and backend web development.
He is the author of the Snap web framework and maintains a number of open source Haskell libraries. Doug is also active in the Haskell and functional programming communities as a co-organizer of the New York Haskell Meetup and the Compose Conference.
Kadena is creating a hybrid public and permissioned blockchain with a safe and easy-to-use smart contract language. Kadena is fast, secure and simple—and we’re in use today by Fortune 500 clients in finance, healthcare and insurance. Our partners include USCF, a $3 billion dollar ETP fund that leads in alternative investments. Chainweb, Kadena’s scalable Proof of Work blockchain, is launching at the end of 2019.