Illia Polosukhin

Co-Founder of NEAR Protocol

Near Protocol

About Illia

Illia Polosukhin is Co-Founder of NEAR Protocol, a decentralized developer platform powered by a sharded smart contract blockchain. NEAR’s vision of a scalable, robust, and highly usable blockchain began in 2018 when they couldn’t find a protocol that met the needs of builders. NEAR Protocol launched its mainnet in 2020 and is focused on supporting the creator economy. Illia has more than 10 years of industry experience, including 3 years at Google where he was a major TensorFlow contributor and manager of the team building question-answering capabilities for the core Google search, as well as an author of several notable research papers.

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12:00 pm - 12:40 pm 14th June 2021
Curated with: Fabric Ventures

Compared to the Petrodollar, Proof of Work presents a unique opportunity to accelerate renewable energy adoption and incentivise zero marginal cost energy production.

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