Turing Award winner and MIT Professor Sivio Micali is funding the development of the Algorand blockchain protocol, which represents a direction in the development of the underlying blockchain technology. The Algorand team, led by Professor Micali, brings together world-class cryptography experts, all of whom are leaders in computer science at MIT, with strong theoretical and scientific expertise. In addition, Algorand's advisors in the four key areas of strategic management, economics, computer science and cryptocurrency are all industry influencers in their respective fields, including partners at leading venture capital firms Pillar and USV, economics professors at MIT and Harvard, professors of electrical information engineering and computer science at top U.S. universities, the founder of CoinList and co-inventor of the Zcash co-inventor of the underlying protocol, and others.
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