Zero Knowledge, at Internet Scale


Introducing the Nexus zkVM.

Engineering & Research

Daniel Marin
Chief Executive

B.S. in CS @ Stanford
2x IPhO Medallist

Jens Groth
Chief Scientist

Inventor of pairing-based zkSNARKs
Prev. Director of Research @ DFINITY
Prev. Professor of Cryptography @ UCL, London

Paul Govereau
Chief Technology Officer

Ph.D. in CS @ Harvard
B.S. in Physics @ MIT
Prev. Microsoft, Oracle, Cooper River

Alex Fowler
Chief Strategy Officer

Prev. Co-Founder & SVP @ Blockstream
Prev. Chief Privacy Officer @ Mozilla

Michel Abdalla
Senior Cryptography Scientist

President @ International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)
Prev. Professor of Cryptography @ ENS, France

Kristian Sosnin
Cryptography Engineer

B.S. in Math @ Moscow State
Prev. Rust Developer @ Matter Labs
Prev. Rust Core Engineer @ Parity

Guru Vamsi Policharla
Cryptography Engineer

Ph.D. in Cryptography @ Berkeley
4+ papers in Zero-Knowledge Proofs
Advised by Sanjam Garg.

Samuel Judson
Cryptography Engineer

Ph.D. in CS @ Yale
Prev. Security Engineer @ Auth0
7+ papers in ZKPs, Formal Methods & AI

Yinuo Zhang
Cryptography Scientist

Ph.D. in Cryptography @ Berkeley
5+ papers in Zero-Knowledge Proofs
Prev. zkVM Research Intern @ a16z Crypto.

Advising Board

Yevgeniy Dodis
Head of Cryptography @ NYU

Ph.D. in Cryptography @ MIT
Prev. Visiting Professor @ Harvard & Berkeley

Chelsea Komlo
Chief Scientist @ Zcash

Ph.D. in Cryptography @ UWaterloo
Board of Directors @ Tor Project

Zhenfei Zhang
Cryptographer @ Ethereum

Prev. Algorand, Espresso
Co-author of HyperPlonk, VeriZexe, etc.

Giuseppe Persiano
Cryptographer @ Google

Professor @ U. Salerno, Italy
Ph.D. in CS @ Harvard
Co-Inventor of Non-Interactive Zero-Knowledge Proofs

David Wu
Professor of Cryptography @ UT Austin

Ph.D. in CS @ Stanford
M.S. and B.S. in CS @ Stanford

Helger Lipmaa
Professor of Cryptography @ U. Tartu

20+ years of publications in zkSNARKs

Daniel Vogel
CEO & Co-Founder @ Bitso

MBA @ Harvard
B.S. in CS & Econ @ Stanford

Gengmo Qi
Partner @ Dragonfly

Ph.D. in CS @ Cornell
Prev. Researcher @ Chainlink