Blockchain Platform Aeternity Names Pablo Coirolo As CEO Of The Americas

Job Appointments | April 1, 2019 By:

Blockchain 3.0 platform Aeternity has announced that Pablo Coirolo has joined thecompany as a board member and the CEO of the Americas.

Founded in 2016 by the so-called “Godfather of Ethereum,” Yanislav Malahov, Aeternity is a public, open-source, blockchain platform offering means for a decentralized future realized by a global community. It aims to solve problems of scalability, security, be more economical, and user-friendly when it comes to accessing the smart contracts on the network. They see a route to achieve this by moving the contracts off-chain. Its 3 main features are state channels, consensus mechanism, and decentralized oracles.

Coirolo is the former CEO of Telefonica Data Uruguay, which recently announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to design the ‘telco of the future’ with distributed ledger technology and artificial intelligence. In recent years, Coirolo has been particularly focused on the use of blockchain and other peer-to-peer technologies as a means to expand human capabilities. He brings his in-depth knowledge to a nascent field, advising a number of prolific blockchain startups on how to structure their operations to ensure legal compliance and long-term sustainability.

Aeternity said that Coirolo will play an invaluable role in spearheading development and deployment of the Aeternity ecosystem. He will oversee the creation, growth and expansion of an initiative in the Americas to educate and assist businesses in integrating the Aeternity blockchain into their operations.

“It’s a privilege to have been invited to join Aeternity,” Coirolo said. “I’m blown away by how far it has come in the past two years and by its novel approach to solving the problems of usability and scalability that are holding back mass adoption of blockchain today. In addition, it has the support of a thriving community and an extensive suite of APIs already available to developers. It will be an exciting journey as we create blockchain solutions easily accessible to the masses. It’s for this reason that I look forward to helping Yanislav and the team take the project to the next level.”

“I’m thrilled to welcome Pablo to the team,” said Yanislav Malahov, founder of Aeternity. “Pablo is a visionary and an expert at helping businesses of all sizes to master new technologies for enterprise use. By concentrating our efforts in the Americas region around key areas of blockchain development, we expect to unearth a buzzing blockchain community that has the potential for the creation of localized commercial and practical applications, as we’ve seen in our African hub.”