Block.One Onboard New Executives to Research Public Blockchain Networks

Karthik Subramanian

Karthik Subramanian has been a professional trader and fund manager over the last 18 years. He is basically a software developer who made the transition to financial domain around 18 years back as the attractiveness of the financial markets proved too much for him. He lives in Chennai in India along with his wife and son. He began his career as a software developer in 1999 and then gradually moved into the financial industry as he began trading stocks in his pastime. He then moved into the financial markets full time and then shifted his focus to the FX markets due to the liquid nature of these markets. Since then, he has been trading FX diligently and his favourite pair are the EURUSD and EURJPY. Over the last couple of years, he has found blockchain to be of high interest and considering his background in software and finance, he has since assembled a team of highly talented developers who have since worked on a variety of projects like crypto exchanges and blockchain architecturing. Now, he balances his time between trading and commenting on both the FX and crypto markets. He has worked with many publications including FX Street and Finance Magnates, which has helped him gain experience and also recognition across the industry. He loves to write and this passion has helped him to reach out across the FX and crypto industry. Right now, he works on his pet projects in the FX and crypto industry and spends his time writing and managing his blockchain team and helping it to reach higher.


Block.One Onboard New Executives to Research Public Blockchain Networks

March 28, 2020

Block.One - Blockchain NetworksBlock.One, the Cayman Islands headquartered blockchain tech firm has announced the appointment of a new team in the firm to research and engage in public blockchain networks. Block.One is well known in the sector as a high-performance blockchain software publisher and is well known for its EOSIO protocol. EOSIO is a free open source protocol which was created to facilitate speed, scalability and ease of use operations in a bid to improve the security while making fundamentals of distributed databases highly transparent. As per the recent statement released by the firm it has onboarded the entire EOS New York team including its founders Mr. Rick Schlesinger and Mr. Kevin Rose in order to improve and bolster its involvement with public blockchain communities and promote ideas which help foster an open, organized and decentralized public network operation while representing its interests as a token holder of several public digital assets.

EOS New York was one of top 21 block producers on the EOS Main net blockchain and a firm which had been highly committed to bringing EOS blockchain to the forefront off decentralized application development platform by making it appear highly attractive to crypto and blockchain developers from across the world. The EOS New York team hoped to achieve its goal by increasing the value of EOS blockchain in a highly transparent manner which involved advancements in the technology, community empowerment and increasing adoption through education. As part of their new deal with Block.One, EOS New York and all its associated companies have ceased all their operations completely given the transition of entirety of firm’s team to their new roles at Block.One. The Cayman Islands headquartered firm believes that engagement, transparency & open discussion are highly essential in order to ensure the success of any public blockchain.

Given its stance as a proud member of open source community which thrives owing to sharing of information and advocating itself as firm with innovative practices, the firm felt that team of EOS New York and its founders would be highly ideal for their new research purpose. Block.One’s decision to choose this team comes from fact that the founders of EOS New York – Rick & Kevin as well as the firm’s team are well known in the community as one of the earliest adopters of EOS public network and were leaders in promoting innovation and organization within open source ecosystems while ensuring a healthy community engagement.

Brendan Blumer, CEO

Speaking about this deal where the entire team has migrated to different firm and their new roles in the firm, Rick and Kevin said, “The EOS public network offers unprecedented token holder alignment, network performance, and environmental friendliness, all while being powered and governed by a global token network with finite supply integrity. In our new role, we plan to listen to and work with communities to leverage Block.One’s digital asset positions to maximize the health and security of various public networks”.

Speaking on same note, Mr. Brendan Blumer – CEO of Block.One said, “Over the years, Rick, Kevin, and their team have shown tremendous dedication, professionalism, and globally-inclusive collaboration, and we are excited for them to join our team”.

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