Dr. Emin Gün Sirer is a computer scientist from Cornell University. He currently leads the AVAX Avalanche cryptocurrency development team at Ava Labs.
Previously he worked at AT&T and Digital Equipment Corporation.
Campus Party 2020 Presentation
Dr. Sirer presents Avalanche at the 2020 Campus Party
In early 2020, the Avalanche project went public and began community building. In July of the same year, the project raised U$ 42 million in a successful public sale that was scheduled to last 15 days but ran out of AVAX tokens in a little over 4 hours.