Judges

The Judges

All applications for XRPL Grants are reviewed by members of the XRPL Grants Judging Committee.

XRPL Grants relies on a diverse panel of judges from around the world. Each is a respected member of their industry and among academia, bringing key expertise in the blockchain or crypto space.

Dr. Sanjay Bapna

Dr. Sanjay Bapna

Chair of the Department of Information Science and Systems and the National FinTech Center Associate Director, Morgan State University

Sean Bennett

Sean Bennett

Co-Founder, Stronghold

Sandy Carter

Sandy Carter

SVP, Unstoppable Domains

Scott Chamberlain

Scott Chamberlain

Entrepreneurial Fellow, Australian National University

Brian Dawson

Brian Dawson

Partner Ecosystem Leader, RippleX

Kenneth Chung

Kenneth Chung

Environmental Engineering PhD Candidate, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Ali Emdad, PhD

Ali Emdad, PhD

Associate Dean and Professor, Graves Business School; Founder and Executive Director, National Center for the Study of Blockchain and FinTech

Yebo Feng

Yebo Feng

Research Assistant and PhD Candidate, University of Oregon

Chris Jimison

Chris Jimison

CTO, Forte

Marc Johnson

Marc Johnson

Environmental Solutions Architect, Protocol Labs - Filecoin Green

Lukasz Kowalski

Lukasz Kowalski

Lecturer, Industry Fellow, and Co-Director Blockchain X-Lab SCET, UC Berkeley

Klitos Christodoulou, PhD

Klitos Christodoulou, PhD

Assistant Professor at University of Nicosia

Elliot Lee

Elliot Lee

Head of Developer Growth, RippleX Engineering

Dr. Kerby Lynch

Dr. Kerby Lynch

Community Researcher and Program Manager, Ceres Policy Research

Aanchal Malhotra, PhD

Aanchal Malhotra, PhD

Head of Research, RippleX

Andrew Mangle

Andrew Mangle

Assistant Professor, Bowie State University

Marco Neri

Marco Neri

XRPL Developer Advocate, RippleX

Dr. Stefanie Roos

Dr. Stefanie Roos

Assistant Professor, TU Delft

Peter Rosberg

Peter Rosberg

Carbon Markets Product Management, RippleX

Apoorva Sahay

Apoorva Sahay

Associate, Climate Intelligence Program, RMI

Uchi Uchibeke

Uchi Uchibeke

Director of Developer Relations, Coil

Mayukha Vadari

Mayukha Vadari

Software Engineer, Interoperability, RippleX

Esteban van Goor

Esteban van Goor

CEO & Founder, Xange.com

Bo Yang

Bo Yang

Associate Professor, Bowie State University

Jan Zibelnik

Jan Zibelnik

Product Manager, BlockWallet

XRPL Grants seeks to continue to expand the panel of judges to increase the level and diversity of expertise in judging. If you are interested in becoming a member of the judging committee for XRPL Grants, please send an email outlining your experience to info@xrplgrants.org

Affiliations

Australian National University
Delft Blockchain Lab
Coil
Bowie State University
RMI
University of Oregon
Ceres
Morgan State University
Stronghold
Forte
University of Nicosia
University of Michigan
Delft University of Technology
Unstoppable Domains
Xangle.com
FG

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