Dr. Leemon Baird

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Last updated on March 5, 2022. Are you following Socratoshi Nakaplato on Twitter?

This post is a part of our Influential People in the Blockchain Space series.

Dr. Leemon Baird is the inventor of the hashgraph distributed consensus algorithm. He is the co-founder and Chief Scientist of Hedera.

With over 20 years of technology and startup experience, he has held positions as a Professor of Computer Science at the US Air Force Academy and as a senior scientist in several labs.

He has been the co-founder of several startups, including two identity-related startups, both of which were acquired.

Leemon received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University and has multiple patents and publications in peer-reviewed journals and conferences in computer security, machine learning, and mathematics.

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