Zcash Team Grows with New Hires in Q1 2018

The first round of hiring in 2018 has brought many skilled individuals to the Zcash team. We are excited to announce this group of passionate new hires who share the Zcash philosophy and possess the integrity and character that inspire us.

Brad Miller


Brad is a generalist engineer with a background in software engineering, mechanical design, and engineering physics. He is excited about the abundance of opportunities in the cryptocurrency space and their potential for massive impact. Brad is most passionate about bringing cryptocurrency to the masses by solving the challenges around usability and user experience. He holds a B.S. in Engineering Science and Mechanics from Virginia Tech and is currently working on an M.S. in Computer Science from Georgia Tech focusing on Machine Learning. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Marshall Gaucher


As a Software Engineer, Marshall has primarily worked with RF4CE technologies to develop some of the first voice recognition products in the broadband industry. He also brings a strong academic foundation with studies ranging from Mobile Computing to Robotics. Now, he is eager to pioneer new frontiers in the “Wild West” of Cryptocurrency.

Ian Munoz


Ian is an economist & developer with a background in high performance research computing, infrastructure, and reproducible software. He is passionate about encryption, privacy & decentralization. In his free time he dabbles in the linux kernel, works on containerization, and plays in the outdoors!

Charlie O’Keefe


Charlie has been programming since fourth grade, majored in math and computer science at the Colorado School of Mines, and has worked in the defense, education, health care, and energy industries. Throughout all of that, his interests gravitated to decentralization and privacy technologies, and he is very excited by the opportunity to contribute in those areas at Zcash!

Eirik Ogilvie-Wigley


Eirik graduated from CU Boulder in 2012 with a degree in mathematics. He has several years experience developing software in a professional setting, and has been a hobbyist programmer since he was a child. In his spare time Eirik enjoys doing abstract algebra, and is excited to bring his skills, experience, and enthusiasm to the Zcash team.

Josh Swihart

Marketing Director

Josh does technology and marketing, mostly. Prior to Zcash, he served as the SVP of Global Marketing for K2, a high-growth tech company. He has also served as a global practice principal for EMC, the CEO of Aspenware, and was the co-founder of a couple other companies with exits to Accenture and EMC. He began his career as a software developer, data recovery specialist and BBS sysop while in high school. Josh has received numerous global and national awards for leadership, marketing and solution delivery.

George Tankersley


George is a cryptography engineer at Zcash, where he now works on turning math into magic Internet money. He’s spent the last few years deploying cryptography at Internet scale, contributing to the design of new protocols and to open source ecosystem projects like Certificate Transparency and Kubernetes. Prior to that he worked on a Linux distro, ran a small startup, worked as a pentester, and briefly took up blacksmithing.

Zcash continues to value our contributors and the positive, enthusiastic community of fans. Keep an eye on the Zcash Jobs page for open positions on the team. Please join the Zcash community by contributing to our Slack or Forum conversations.

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