Mark Friedenbach - Co-founder, Blockstream

Mark Friedenbach

Position: Co-founder, Blockstream

Education: B.S. in Engineering Physics from Santa Clara University

Twitter: @markfriedenbach

GitHub: @maaku

Mark Friedenbach is a Co-founder of Blockstream. Previously, he worked as an Application Developer at NASA-Ames Research Center.


Friedenbach has contributed code based on three Bitcoin Improvement Proposals (BIPs): BIP 68, BIP 112, and BIP 113.

BIPs 68, 112, and 113 all make improvements to the Bitcoin protocol which are required for Lightning Network.

The code for all three BIPs will be deployed on May 1, 2016.

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