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.

Sanjay Bapna, MBA, PhD

Sanjay Bapna, MBA, PhD

Interim Associate Dean, Earl Graves School of Business and Management, Morgan State University

Sean Bennett

Sean Bennett

Co-Founder, Stronghold

Jordan Cates

Jordan Cates

Developer Advocate, Anchain.AI

Vivek Chauhan

Vivek Chauhan

Principal Product Manager, FalconX

Laura Chioda

Laura Chioda

Director of Research for the Lab for Inclusive Fintech (LIFT) and the Institute for Business and Social Impact (IBSI), UC Berkeley

Kenneth Chung

Kenneth Chung

Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Pennsylvania

Jasmine Cooper

Jasmine Cooper

Senior Product Manager, RippleX

Lauren Feld

Lauren Feld

GTM, Collective Works

Yebo Feng

Yebo Feng

Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University

Carl Hua

Carl Hua

Investment Partner & CTO, Shima Capital

Chris Jimison

Chris Jimison

CTO, Forte

Kenneth Kou

Kenneth Kou

Head of Venture Lab, Mercy Corps Ventures

Lukasz Kowalski

Lukasz Kowalski

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

Ajit Kulkarni

Ajit Kulkarni

Senior Product Manager, RippleX

Alejandro Laplana

Alejandro Laplana

CEO, Shokworks, Inc

Elliot Lee

Elliot Lee

Engineering Manager, RippleX

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

Associate Professor, Bowie State University

Shashwat Mittal

Shashwat Mittal

Senior Product Manager, RippleX

Marco Neri

Marco Neri

Senior Manager, Developer Advocate, RippleX

Peter Rosberg

Peter Rosberg

CTO, Centigrade.earth

Apoorva Sahay

Apoorva Sahay

Associate, Climate Intelligence Program, RMI

Mayukha Vadari

Mayukha Vadari

Senior Software Engineer, Interoperability, RippleX

Jiahua Xu, Ph.D.

Jiahua Xu, Ph.D.

Programme Director MSc Emerging Digital Technologies, University College London

Bo Yang

Bo Yang

Professor, Bowie State University

Max Zheng

Max Zheng

Director of Investments, Blockchain Founders Group

Jan Zibelnik

Jan Zibelnik

Product Manager, Lossless

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

Anchain,ai
Australian National University
Delft Blockchain Lab
Bowie State University
RMI
University of Oregon
Ceres
Morgan State University
Ripple
Stronghold
Forte
University College London
University of Michigan
University of Pennsylvania
FG
FalconX
Collective Works
Shima Capital
Shokworks
Blockchain Founders Group
Nanyang Technological University
Mercy Corps Ventures
Lab for Inclusive FinTech at UC Berkeley

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