Mina Foundation

There is currently a lot of activity happening at o(1) Labs and many of the team are in the process of officially making the switch over to the Mina Foundation. Expect this page to change and more faces to be added in the coming weeks.

In the meantime if you would like to see many of the HUGE amount of people involved from in the project, take a look at the official Mina Protocol website HERE.

We also have a page on the website showing the current job vacancies at the Mina Foundation.

We are now posting recent job vacancies with the tag ‘Mina Jobs’.

To keep up to date with all our news grab our news email. No news, no email. Def no Spam.


Evan Shaprio
CEO Mina Foundation (from Aug1)

Evan graduated from Carnegie Mellon with a BS in computer science. He then obtained his research MS while working in the CMU Personal Robotics Lab, where he did research for the HERB robotics platform. He has also worked as a software engineer for Mozilla.

Christine Yip
Community Manager

Christine is an early contributor in the community with broad experience in multidisciplinary engineering teams. She previously worked for global firms in the US, The Netherlands, Czech Republic, and Hong Kong. She believes that we can take more ownership of our lives than ever before by using blockchain technology. 

Joon Kim
General Counsel

Prior to joining O(1) Labs, Joon Kim served as the general counsel of Terra, which is a blockchain technology company focused on algorithmic stablecoins with primary operations in Asia. Before that, he was Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Lightyear Capital, a private equity firm based in New York City..

Izaak Meckler
CTO, O(1) Labs

Izaak Meckler is a mathematician and computer scientist. Most recently, he was a PhD student studying cryptography at UC Berkeley. Prior to that, he worked as a software engineer at trading firm Jane Street, and has contributed to numerous open source projects including the Elm compiler.

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer Kurt Hemecker, former Chief of Staff and Head of Internal Business Operations and HR at Diem Networks (formerly Libra). Prior to his role at Facebook-backed Diem, Kurt was a Senior Director at PayPal responsible for several significant global initiatives with mobile network carriers.

Sherry Lin
Marketing Manager

Sherry is a marketing and communications professional who enjoys telling stories that resonate. Her previous experiences have been in the hardware (semiconductor) space, but she is really interested in how blockchain can solve problems by disrupting the status quo. She is excited to work on developing blockchain technology that will open up more opportunities to more people. 

Andrea Rodriguez
Marketing Coordinator

Andrea graduated from the University of Florida with a Master in International Business and a BS in Marketing and minor in Innovation. She then went on to work as marketing manager for a technology-based golf venue, Topgolf. During her time at Topgolf she began to grow an interest in blockchain technologies as she helped her family grow their crypto mining project based in her hometown, Caracas, Venezuela.

Claire Kart
Leading Marketing & Community

Claire’s career has focused on using technology to reimagine financial services and building community to increase engagement and opportunities for individuals. Prior to joining the team at O(1) Labs, she was at Ripple, where she led a number of strategic projects and served as the main liaison to the XRP community. She is now head leading Marketing and Community projects at Mina Foundation.

Kate El-Bizri
Visual Designer

I love to explore how creating an emotional connection between people and technology can engage our minds, and here, design has a unique opportunity to enhance understanding and encourage participation in this cutting-edge technology.