Who is Emin Gün Sirer?

Who is Emin Gün Sirer?
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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.

He’s currently dedicated to the research and development of AVAX, a next generation cryptocurrency which employs Avalanche – a novel consensus mechanism not currently used by any other digital asset.

Campus Party 2020 Presentation

Dr. Sirer presents Avalanche at the 2020 Campus Party

Ava Labs

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.


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Google Scholar Publications

Emin’s Blog

Emin Gün Sirer’s AVA Labs to Distribute 2M Tokens Ahead of Full Launch

Blockchain project Avalanche raises $42 million in a public token sale