Balaji Srinivasan

Balaji Srinivasan is an advisor to StarkWare.

Balaji is an angel investor and entrepreneur. Formerly the CTO of Coinbase and General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, he was also the cofounder of (acquired by Coinbase), Counsyl (acquired by Myriad), Teleport (acquired by Topia), and Coin Center.

He was named to the MIT TR35, won a Wall Street Journal Innovation Award and holds a BS/MS/PhD in Electrical Engineering and an MS in Chemical Engineering, all from Stanford University. Dr. Srinivasan also teaches the occasional class at Stanford, including an online MOOC in 2013 which reached 250,000+ students worldwide.

Joseph Lubin

Joseph Lubin is an advisor to StarkWare

Joseph is the co-founder of Ethereum and founder of ConsenSys. An academic background in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University and research experience in the field of Robotics Learning. Former VP of Technology at Goldman Sachs in the Private Wealth Management Division.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant is an advisor to StarkWare.

Naval is Chairman and co-founder of AngelList and CoinList. He’s also a founder and Partner at the oldest altcoin fund, MetaStable Capital. He is a seed investor in Twitter, Uber, Wish, Thumbtack, Postmates, Kraken, Yammer, Stack Overflow, ZCash, Protocol Labs, BlockStack, Chia, Basis, and OpenDoor. He’s on Twitter as @naval and blogs at

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Zak Stone

Zak Stone is an advisor to StarkWare.
Zak is the Product Manager for TensorFlow and Cloud TPUs on the Google Brain Team. He is interested in making hardware acceleration for machine learning universally accessible and useful. Prior to joining Google, Zak founded a mobile-focused deep learning startup that was acquired by Apple. While at Apple, Zak contributed to the privacy-preserving on-device face identification technology in iOS 10 and macOS Sierra that was announced at WWDC 2016. Zak completed a PhD in computer vision at Harvard. He also participated in the first batch of Y Combinator startups.