The Skale Foundation’s core mission is to solve the blockchain scalability problem. The SKALE Network Protocol is an open-source effort that combines best-in-class cryptography and decentralization with technology innovation from the big data world. The SKALE Network is capable of running millions smart contracts and transactions per second, facilitating an optimized interaction between dApps and Blockchains.
SKALE Labs supports the SKALE Foundation by facilitating the Open-Source development of the SKALE Protocol and Network, fostering community building efforts, marketing efforts, and overall support of the SKALE token which will be launched as a utility token in Q418.
Features & Highlights
Byzantine Fault Tolerant: The standard for security in distributed systems; BFT guarantees that the network can reach consensus even when up to one third of participants are malicious.
Asynchronous Protocol: Following the same model as the Internet, this protocol recognizes latencies of nodes and the network, allowing messages to take an indefinite period of time to deliver.
Threshold Signatures: BLS Threshold Signatures enable efficient interchain communication and support randomness in node allocation.
Leaderless Consensus: Leaderlessness mitigates the possibility of collusion amongst network participants by ensuring that each has an equal chance to successfully propose and commit new blocks.
Token Sale & Economics
Stan Kladko, PhD, Co-Founder / CTO, Stan eats, breathes, and sleeps decentralization and cryptography. Prior to making it his life mission to help scale the blockchain, he spent many years attaining his PhD in Physics, spent 16+ years as a technology executive in Silicon Valley and has 18 years of cryptography experience. His resume includes Physics at Max Planck Institute, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Stanford. SunMicrosystems Java Virtual Machine team, early 2000's Crypto start-ups Ingrian Networks and The Crypto Lab, co-founder of Cloudessa and Galactic Exchange prior to starting SKALE. He is also an active member and contributor to the Ethereum Research Foundation.
Jack O'Holleran, Co-Founder / CEO, Jack's passion for decentralized systems and blockchain led him to join efforts with Stan to solve the blockchain scalability problem. He is a veteran Silicon Valley Technology entrepreneur with a deep background in machine learning/AI technologies, and blockchain. His resume includes co-founder of Aktana, co-founder IncentAlign, and executive positions at Good Technology, and Motorola. His first work with Digital Currencies was in 2008 building a digital currency platform for Enterprise Resource Allocation. He has been an active Cryptocurrency investor and an evangelist for decentralized systems since early 2013.
ALEX SHEVERDIN, Developer
ALEX DANKO, Developer
ARTEM PAYVIN, Developer
CHADWICK STRANGE, VP Product
CHRISTINE PERRY, VP Solutions Engineering
SERGIY LAVRYNENKO, VP Engineering
DMYTRI TKACHUK, Developer
DMYTRO NAZARENKO, Developer
DMYTRO STEBAIEV, VP Technology
JENIA BARKANOVA, VP Marketing
JULIA TIMCHENKO, Marketing
LIANG WU, Strategy
NATA SHEVERDINA, Operations
NATALIE YU, Marketing
NATASHA KOLENOVA, Quality Assurance
OLEG NIKOLAYEV, Developer
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