Most Influential 40: Gavin Wood


Polkadot, the proof-of-stake blockchain Gavin Wood constructed after co-founding the world’s largest blockchain Ethereum, is gearing up for launch. Designed as a scalable blockchain that addresses the elemental flaws in Ethereum 1.0′s structure, Polkadot leverages a community of parachains (or parallel blockchains) that may run their very own property and ecosystems whereas sustaining interchain interoperability. Many of Polkadot’s foundational initiatives are set to go reside this month, following a collection of intently watched parachain auctions.