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Gavin James Wood (born 1980) is an English computer scientist, a founder of Ethereum and creator of Polkadot and Kusama.[1][2]

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Gavin Wood
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Born
Gavin James Wood

April 1980 (age 42)
EducationLancaster Royal Grammar School
Alma materUniversity of York
Known forCo-founder of Ethereum and former CTO of the Ethereum Foundation; co-founder of Polkadot; CWO and Chairman of Parity Technologies; author of the Polkadot White Paper and the Ethereum Yellow Paper
Scientific career
ThesisContent-based visualisation to aid common navigation of musical audio (2005)
Websitewww.gavwood.com
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