Bitcoin adoption continues to surpass expectations. The predictions for 2016 suggest a continuation of positive developments, and startups are building some of the most dynamic, outstanding teams prepared to scale and tackle challenges along the way. This post introduces you to some of our latest team members who are determined to help show the world that bitcoin is nothing short of extraordinary.
Leora attended Johns Hopkins University to focus on International Studies and Entrepreneurship. After graduation, she intended to pursue a career in marketing or media, but quickly became eager to explore other opportunities. With her love of health and fitness, she focused on personal training and coaching, and she still nurtures that passion daily. Leora balances this with her QA role at Blockchain, and stays motivated knowing she is dedicated to empowering people to improve their quality of life with easier access to bitcoin and a healthier lifestyle. In her spare time, she’s well trained in the art of survival being a self-declared fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Our backend engineer Pedro has an insatiable curiosity that drives him to continuously explore new ideas, personal interests and hobbies. His career began with a short time as an SAP consultant, and he then shifted focus to pursue a more indepth development path. Excited about the prospect of working closely with Mozilla, Pedro joined Webdetails in 2009, where he built the platform and associated tools the team still presently uses for delivering business intelligence solutions. His name can be found written in stone on the Mozilla Monument in recognition of his valued contributions. His personal interests are expansive, as he is also a seasoned juggler, trained sailor, guitarist, and trivia expert. He might be in the running for the World’s Most Interesting Man contest this year!