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ESR 1 - Conor McMenamin

After studying computer science and pure mathematics at undergraduate, I went on to trade financial instruments for a number of years, before completing a master’s in the mathematics of cryptography and communications. I love all things gaming too, so the adversarial world of blockchain and it’s technologies really excites me. 

ESR 2 - Abhimanyu Rawat

Hailing from a Computer Science background, Abhimanyu got his master's degree from BITS Pilani Campus, India. Developed Samba protocol at EMC^2 (now DellEMC) as a Software Engineer for around 2 years. Worked as a Research Assistant in IDA - Computer Science department at Linkoping University, Sweden. Interested in distributed systems and hence passionate about blockchains. Loves writing code, been Google Summer of Code(GSoC) student in 2017. Into board games, and an avid reader.

ESR 3 - Bruno Mazorra

Since I was young, I have always been motivated by riddles and puzzles. I channeled this motivation through mathematics, graduating at UB and later completing a masters degree on Advanced Mathematics  at the universities of Leiden and Regensburg. Strong interests in philosophy, game theory and economics, therefore very interested in Blockchain technology. For leisure, I usually spend my time climbing, reading and playing videogames.

ESR 4 - Simona Ramos

Mrs. Simona Ramos is a current PhD student at Nokia Bell Labs and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, recipient of the Marie Curie Fellowship by the EU. Her current work is in Legal and Economic Analysis of Blockchain Based Applications & Advanced Threats and Defence Techniques. Mrs. Ramos has Master degrees in Economics and Law and a work experience in policy making and blockchain analysis.

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