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TORONTO, September 13, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ether Capital Corporation ("Ether Capital" or the "Company") (NEO: ETHC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Shayan Eskandari as Chief Technical Officer ("CTO") of the Company, effective immediately.
"We’re thrilled to welcome such a high quality technical expert to drive technology product development at Ether Capital and help the Company execute on its next phase of growth, said Brian Mosoff, CEO of Ether Capital. "Shayan will be instrumental in helping the Company leverage its technical capabilities, including around staking, decentralized finance ("DeFi") and other strategic opportunities and product initiatives within the Ethereum ecosystem that we are pursuing."
Shayan Eskandari has a Masters in Information Systems Engineering from Concordia University and has dedicated his academic and career pursuits to blockchain technology since 2012. Previously, Shayan was a senior security auditor for ConsenSys Diligence, part of the ConsenSys Inc. group of entities founded by Joseph Lubin, one of Ethereum’s co-founders. Prior to his work at ConsenSys, Shayan was a senior blockchain engineer at Bitaccess, where he led the building of an enterprise grade cryptocurrency wallet management system. Shayan is an author of numerous peer reviewed papers on blockchain technologies, having most recently published a systemization of knowledge on oracle designs within a blockchain framework. Shayan has previously worked with the Government of Canada’s National Research Council ("NRC") on a pilot program to use the Ethereum blockchain to improve the transparency and integrity of publicly-disclosed NRC grant and funding information.
"I am delighted to join Ether Capital and look forward to helping the team achieve its goals, particularly around staking and building products leveraging blockchain technology and DeFi," said Mr. Eskandari. "I believe Ether Capital is a great opportunity for me to put to use both my theoretical understanding of the technology as well as my experience building and auditing key pieces of infrastructure in the Ethereum ecosystem."
About Ether Capital Corporation
Ether Capital is a Toronto-based technology company whose long-term objective is to become the central business and investment hub for the Ethereum and Web 3 ecosystem. Ether Capital has invested in Ethereum’s native utility token "Ether" as a strategic asset, and selectively invests in projects, protocols and businesses that leverage the Ethereum ecosystem and Web 3 technologies. Founded by a highly experienced Board of Directors and management team, Ether Capital has the experience and relationships to support businesses and invest in industry-shifting disruptive technologies. For more information, visit http://ethcap.co/.
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