A world-class team led by entrepreneurs and engineers from iconic tech companies


Bringing NFTs and DeFi to the masses

Origin was founded in 2017 by successful Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and has a team of experienced engineers from iconic tech companies like YouTube, Google, PayPal, and DropBox. Today, Origin is a global community with hundreds of open-source contributors and thousands of token holders. We work in public and you can always find at least one of us awake in our Discord.


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Josh在10歲開始編碼。 在Origin之前,他共同創辦了三家風險投資公司:EventVue,Torbit(被沃爾瑪實驗室收購) & Forage。
Matthew Liu headshot
Matt was the 3rd PM at YouTube (acquired by Google) and VP PM at Qwiki (acquired by Yahoo) and Bonobos (acquired by Walmart). He has a MS and BS from Stanford.
Yu Pan headshot
Founding Engineer
潘宇是PayPal的6位創始團隊成員之一,也是YouTube的第一位員工。 他是Google的前員工,也是Kiwi Crate的共同創始人。
Franck Chastagnol headshot
VP of Engineering
Franck作為眾多知名公司的早期員工,已經取得了成功的職業生涯。 他之前曾在Inktomi,Paypal,YouTube,Google和Dropbox領導工程團隊。
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Director of Product
Micah是WellAttended的技術聯合創始人,WellAttended是一個自助式票房管理平臺。 在學習編碼的同時,他還是一名商業房地產經紀人。
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Nick擁有華威大學的電腦科學學位。 在加入Origin之前,他曾在Sencha,C3 Energy Network和Palo Alto Networks擔任工程師。
Domen Grabec headshot
Domen與兩位國際象棋大師共同創辦並領導了一個移動應用程式的開發團隊。 他也曾在Cetra,Zemanta和Peerindex有著成功的職業生涯。
Shahul Hameed headshot
Shahul是一名全棧工程師,10歲就開始程式設計。 加入Origin之前他是一名自由職業者,也在Zoho擔任前端開發者。
Mike Shultz headshot
Mike是長期的開源貢獻者。 他創建了一個允許開發者使用Python來創建以太坊智慧合約的開發工具組,之前也在Lunyr做以太坊和IPFS方面的工作。
Aure Gimon headshot
Aure是個擁有十多年經驗的產品設計師。 在Origin之前,他在許多初創公司和世界500強企業工作。 他也曾擔任過軟體工程師。
Daniel Von Fange headshot
Daniel brings a strong emphasis on security and data analysis to our team. Daniel has earned a reputation for being able to gather massive amounts of data and create dynamic visualizations at lightning speed.
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Project Manager
Chase comes from creative and marketing agency life in Los Angeles. She’s managed projects and accounts for clients like YouTube, W Hotels, and Stitch Fix. She's now in charge of creator relationship management at Origin.
Eric Charles headshot
Account Manager
Eric was an early employee at Lyft and a founding member of their first B2B solution. He was an account manager at Tophatter and worked at a marketing agency connecting brands with creators and celebrities.
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Creator in Residence
Jon has spent his career helping creators. Before joining Origin, Jon was responsible for creator monetization marketing at YouTube and product marketing at Instagram. He's also a frequent contributor for Forbes.
Kara Chang headshot
Executive Assistant
Kara is the executive assistant to Origin co-founders, Josh and Matt. She graduated from UC San Diego and previously managed a team of 10 people at an ecommerce company in Taiwan.
Ed Spencer headshot
Ed previously worked at Sencha, C3 Energy Network, and Palo Alto Networks as a UI and software architect. He studied at the University of Warwick where he met his lifelong friend and now colleague, Nick Poulden.
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Head of Community
Aaron has spent his career building and managing communities. He served as a long-term member of our community team before joining fulltime to help us with social media, content, and marketing at Origin.
Christopher Jacobs headshot
Chris previously worked at OCZ, Toshiba, Storcentric and Palo Alo Networks as a Full Stack / UI Engineer. He is a creative developer who has over 15 years experience architecting software solutions.
Kelly Hwang headshot
Kelly was previously a successful startup founder and venture investor at Upfront Ventures before spending the last few years investing in DeFi. He has a BA in Economics from Stanford.
Linus Chung headshot
VP of Product
Linus previously worked as Director of Product at Coinbase. Before that, he lead product at companies like Tesla, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford.
Andra Nicolau headshot
Head of BD, OUSD
Andra is a longtime crypto veteran. She was most recently the Head of Growth at 1inch where she raised over $250M. She has spent over 8 years in Silicon Valley and studied Economics at UC Berkeley.
Justin Charlton headshot
Head of Finance
Justin started investing in middle school, designed budgets for launching satellites into space (successfully!), and advised tech clients on M&A and strategy for 7 years at PwC and KPMG.
Tom Hirst headshot
Tom helped ship digital projects for the NHS, Umbro, BMW and Meta before entering web3. He has launched multiple successful solo endeavours, including most recently, an NFT project with fully on-chain artwork.
Youngsun Shin headshot
Product Manager
Youngsun previously worked as a product manager at Coupang. Before that, he did product and operations at Uber. He enjoys engaging on Clubhouse and building NFT communities on the ground in Korea.
Peter Gray headshot
BD Manager, OUSD
Peter studied business at Tulane University and worked on the sales teams at Palo Alto Networks, VMware, and Alkemi Network before joining Origin as the OUSD BD Manager. He is a musician, hockey player, and avid skier.
Nick Hong headshot
Before Origin, Nick was on product teams at Medium, Eaze, and Instacart, and more recently jumped into Web3 with Driftershoots on his FirstDayOut Open Edition. Outside of work, Nick enjoys kickboxing, meditation, and trying out new cooking with his air fryer.
Matt Bullock headshot
Matt is a product designer specialising in DeFi and Web3 for the past 4 years. He was the first designer to join Augur and later went on to work at Dapper Labs. Before this he was doing the rounds in various advertising and design agencies across London.
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We're hiring!
We are a distributed team with employees all over the world. We have a fast-paced bias-to-action culture and a really big vision for bringing crypto mainstream. Check out our open-positions on AngelList.


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