President & Chief Scientist
Dominic is the Founder and Chief Scientist of the DFINITY Foundation, responsible for incubating and launching the Internet Computer blockchain.
Since the organization’s inception in 2016, DFINITY’s mission is to create technology that directly supports and extends the Internet Computer network, as well as the open crypto ecosystem of tomorrow. The Internet Computer was publicly launched on May 10, 2021 by the industry’s leading team of distributed systems and cryptography experts, across several research centers around the world, and backed by investors such as Andreessen Horowitz and Polychain Capital.
Over the past 20 years, Dominic has had a distinguished career as a crypto theoretician and serial entrepreneur focused on the Internet and distributed systems. Recently, his scientific discoveries across Chain Key cryptography, Threshold Relay and PSC chains, Validation Towers and Trees, USCIDs, and The 3 E's of Sybil Resistance have pioneered new approaches to cryptography and blockchain technology.