CEO and Co-Founder of Bolt Labs
J. Ayo Akinyele is a co-founder of Bolt Labs, a startup building scalable and anonymous transactions using zero-knowledge proofs and multi-party computation techniques. He leads a world-class team of cryptographers and engineers passionate about integrating privacy-enhancing technology into existing payment infrastructures (including public blockchains) to protect everyday consumers. In 2013, Ayo received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University specializing in applied cryptography. He has over a decade of experience building open-source cryptographic libraries for academic and commercial use.