Charles Hoskinson is a Colorado based technology entrepreneur and mathematician. He attended Metropolitan State University of Denver and University of Colorado at Boulder to study Number Theory and Mathematical Logic prior to moving into cryptography via industry exposure.
His professional experience includes founding two Bitcoin related start-ups- Invictus Innovations and Ethereum- and a variety of colorful positions in the public and private sector. He was the founding chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation's education committee and established the not for profit Cryptocurrency Research Group in September of 2013.
His current projects focus on education of cryptocurrency topics, evangelism of decentralization and making cryptographic tools easier to use for the mainstream.
Charles enjoys fishing and chess alongside a passion for functional programming, paradoxes and building mazes. He lives in Boulder Colorado, but often travels to more exotic locales.