The HyperStake Team


Nickname: presstab
Job Title: Lead Developer
Experience: Tom has been an active freelance developer for the cryptocurrency community since early 2014. Going by the nickname of “presstab”, Tom launched HyperStake in 2014 with late co-founder David Latapie. Areas of expertise include Proof of Stake, Proof of Work, Governance, Self Funding Budgets, Hard Forks and more.
Fun Fact: Tom works hard so that his cat can have a better life.


Job Title: Blockchain Strategist
Experience: Prev @ US State Department, Reckitt Benckiser, As an experienced web developer in a successful edtech startup, and a solid foundation in math, numerical analysis, and programming logic from his degree in mechanical engineering, plus five years of work experience in Asia, Ben brings an international perspective into how HyperStake’s blockchain technology will impact consumer and enterprise systems on a global scale.
Fun Fact: Ben speaks English, Malaysian, Indonesian, Thai, and Mandarin.


Nickname: rejectedpromise
Job Title: Software Developer
Experience: After getting his Bachelor in Computer Science, James was hired as a professional full stack software developer for a multi-million dollar software company which has been creating pharmaceutical software for 20+ years. James has contributed custom implementations of encryption/decryption methods as well as implemented multisignature addresses which were previously only available through raw transactions.
Fun Fact: James prefers working with C/C++ because it gives full control to the developer, rather than languages like Java/C#/typescript, which heavily restrict developer’s abilities to work with primitive types and Operating Systems directly.


Nickname: blondfrogs
Job Title: Blockchain Developer
Experience: Jeremy has been working on cryptocurrency blockchain development since early 2017. Jeremy worked in Software Development Testing and Automation but recently joined the HyperStake team. Areas of expertise include Hard Forks, iOS development, and QA Testing.
Fun Fact: Jeremy is learning to play the guitar. He is pretty bad though.


Job Title: Software Developer
Experience: Igor was an intern at Northrop Grumman and has beat out over thirty teams in university sponsored hackathons. He is double majoring in Math and Computer Science at the University of Utah.
Fun Fact: Igor sucks at Mario Kart Battle.


Job Title: Coordinating Director
Experience: Drawing on her Masters Degree from Boston University, Rachel is excelling at animating, coding, and coordinating. She has been a part of the HyperStake team since 2017.
Fun Fact: Rachel has traveled to 30 countries and 30 states in the United States.


Job Title: Support Team
Experience: Marc has been an active member of cryptocurrency since mid-2014. Marc is well versed in wallet function, block splitting, and overall general help in most Hyperstake areas.
Fun Fact: Marc has been to every state in the USA except Alaska.


Nickname: bitmaster1
Job Title: Community Engagement
Experience: Chantha has over 21 years of trading experience and has been a full-time Crypto trader since 2013. Chantha founded in 2016. Before starting in the crypto world, Chantha was a Relations Manager at NR Toyota.
Fun Fact: Chantha is captivated with sustainable technologies such as power production, food production, housing and bioremediation. Chantha also likes to take things apart.