Top Blockchain Developers

Based on GitHub data.

# Name Commits Projects GitHub Last commit
21 Jeffrey Wilcke

Co-founder of Ethereum and Grid-Games. He started the first implementation of Ethereum using the Go programming language in 2013 and has been the Go team lead and head developer ever since. The Go client launched successfully on July 30, 2015, marking the release of the genesis block and Ethereum platform.

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22 Daniel Larimer

Author of BitShares. Larimer created the cryptocurrency platform BitShares (2014), was co-founder of the blockchain social platform Steemit (2016), and is CTO, a private company that was the original developer of EOS. He was also the creator of the DPOS (Delegated Proof of Stake Algorithm) consensus algorithm and Graphene technology.

4064 Bitcoin Bitshares EOS ReddCoin Steem bytemaster May, 27, 2019
23 Ivan Gromakovskii

Lead Software Developer at Serokell. In 2016 Serokell became partner of IOHK and Ivan started working on Cardano project, which is nowadays one of the biggest cryptocurrencies in the world. Ivan is one of the most significant contributors to Cardano with an experience of developing a cryptocurrency from scratch in Haskell.

4014 Cardano gromakovsky March, 15, 2018
24 Olaoluwa Osuntokun

Co-Founder and CTO at Lightning Labs. Lightning is an open protocol layer that leverages the power of blockchains and smart contracts to make cheap, fast, private transactions available to anyone around the world. Osuntokun focused on the field of applied cryptography, specifically encrypted search. Before he became an active contributor to the Bitcoin open source ecosystem, he spent three consecutive summers as a Software Engineering Intern at Google.


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25 Nicolas Luck


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27 Scott Fleckenstein

Senior Engineer at Stellar Development Foundation. Scott has been writing code professionally since graduating from high school. Prior to Stellar, he worked as Lead Developer at Couchsurfing, Lead Engineer and Chief Architect at OpenFeint (acquired by GREE) and was Lead Engineer and on the founding team for Get Satisfaction.

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28 Riccardo Spagni

Member of Monero Core Team, who stewards of the Monero Project, and is also the lead maintainer of the Monero project. With an academic background in informatics and logistics. Ricccardo spent many years in software development, before starting a business in the import/export industry. In 2012, he became involved in various cryptocurrency related projects, and in 2017 he launched Globee, a multi-currency payment processor.

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29 Tom Haile

Software Engineer at Augur Project. Specialties: Software Development, Technical Collaboration, Task Tracking and workload balancing, conveying status. Augur is a decentralized oracle and prediction market protocol built on the Ethereum blockchain.

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30 Sigve Kvalsvik

Developer of BitShares UI team. Maintainer of BitShares-UI for a long time already, funded by multiple workers previously, creator of during BitShares 1, long-term member and developer in the bitshares community, maintainer of bitsharesjs. Currently, updates to the bitshares-ui are handled by Sigve Kvalsvik.

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31 Nicolas Di Prima

Director of Prime Type Ltd. Software engineer, based in Cambridge (UK), with professional experience in Haskell and C++. He is a part of the Bourbaki team, the specialised cryptophic engineers team, implementing and maintaining the cryptographic stack of the cardano blockchain.

3704 Cardano NicolasDP Nov., 30, 2019
32 Nicolas Dorier

Software Developer at Metaco. Metaco is notably a leading provider of a highly secure custody solution for crypto assets called SILO. Nikolas is an author of Blockchain Programming in C# and Contributor for NBitcoin, The .NET Bitcoin Framework.

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33 Eric Harris-Braun

ceptr, @holochain, holo, @metacurrency,

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34 Vikram Rajkumar

Blockchain Developer at BitShares. He helps to plan and develop the next major upgrade to BitShares and prepare for the next series of new BitShares announcements. BitShares is a decentralized exchange and fintech platform.

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35 Christoph Jentzsch

Founder & CEO of Christoph's background is in theoretical physics, where he developed optimized software solutions for high performance computing on specialized hardware. He has been part of the Ethereum project since 2014 as Lead Tester, securing and shaping the core protocol while working on the backend of the C++ client.

3544 Ethereum Ethereum Classic CJentzsch Feb., 15, 2016
36 Alex Beregszaszi

Founder of Blend Blockchain Payments. The Blend Bitcoin payment card offers zero transaction fees for the merchants and zero exchange fees for the users. Alex works on Ethereum, more specifically Solidity & Ewasm.


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37 Pieter Wuille

Bitcoin Core developer and the Co-founder of Blockstream. He is #2 in terms of commits to Bitcoin Core and is responsible for important improvements to Bitcoin like BIP 66, libsecp256k1, and Segregated Witness. Blockstream is one of a number of institutions that provide funding for the development of Bitcoin Core, the predominant network client software.

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38 Leonid Logvinov

Software Engineer at 0xProject. 0x is an open, permissionless protocol allowing for ERC20 tokens to be traded on the Ethereum blockchain. Previously worked on Back-end Front-end Smart Contracts and overall system design in NeuFund. Ex Quora, Mixtube, Codilime, Growbots.

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39 Daniil Tsigelnitskiy

Software Developer at Waves Platform. Waves is a platform with real-world solutions for storing or exchanging tokens, trading (DEX) or running business logic (Waves smart contracts). Previously Daniil worked on Group and Game Insight.

3340 Waves tsigel Nov., 22, 2019
40 Arkadiy Paronyan

Blockchain Software Engineer at Parity Technologies. Parity is an infrastructure and innovation focused company building platforms and applications. Paronyan is a talented developer originally from Russia. He has over 10 years of software engineering experience and managing development teams.

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