David Mazières

Chief Scientist of Stellar Development Foundation

    David Mazières is a professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, where he leads the Secure Computer Systems research group. His research interests include Operating Systems and Distributed Systems, with a particular focus on security. He also serves as Chief Scientist at Stellar Development Foundation, where he developed the Stellar Consensus Protocol (SCP). In 2014, he co-founded Intrinsic, Inc., whose product protects web sites from buggy and malicious node.js dependencies.

    Prof. Mazières received a BS in Computer Science from Harvard in 1994 and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 2000.