Ron Gross, born 1981, currently living in Israel
MSc in Computer Science from Technion, Israel
Professional experience and achievement
Ron has worked at several companies, ranging from small startups to Google, and has an extensive experience in web architecture, security and algorithms.
Ron co-founded the Israeli Bitcoin community and foundation and is a board member of the Mastercoin Foundation. He was a partner in Bitcoil, the first Israeli exchange, and briefly worked on Bitblu in the summer of 2013.
As of November 2013, Ron is the executive director of the Mastercoin project.
First experience with cryptocurrencies
Ron discovered Bitcoin in March 2011 and “immediately fell in love and started promoting it in Israel and in the world.”
Role in the Bitcoin community
Executive director of the Mastercoin Foundation, and founder and board member of the Israeli Bitcoin Association