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Team

Audius is a team of entrepreneurs, engineers, audiophiles, and blockchain experts. Our mission is to empower a new generation of audio artists on the decentralized web. We're hiring!

Leadership

Roneil Rumburg

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Roneil most recently co-founded Kleiner Perkins' early-stage seed fund. At KP, he was responsible for seed investments into Blockchain and AI companies, including Lightning Labs. Roneil attended Stanford University and previously co-founded a Bitcoin peer to peer payment company called Backslash.

Forrest Browning

Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer

Forrest is a Forbes 30 Under 30 recipient, and most recently was a Co-Founder of StacksWare, an enterprise datacenter management platform started from a Stanford University research project. The company provides analytics at scale for Fortune 500 customers, and was successfully acquired in late 2017.

Sid Sethi

Senior Engineer

First engineer at Audius, previously at numberFire (acquired by FanDuel). Studied computer engineering at Carnegie Mellon.

Julian Baker

Senior Designer

Previously owner of Yellow Pencil Design and lead graphic designer at Rival Sign Company & GI-Graphics.

Hareesh Nagaraj

Staff Engineer

Previously at Microsoft, on the Azure Service Fabric team working on reliable services. Studied computer science at William & Mary.

Christina Rowland

Head of Operations

Previously head of operations at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB). Studied at UC Santa Cruz.

Dheeraj Manjunath

Head of Engineering

Previously Co-Founder & Director of Engineering at Triblio. Studied computer engineering at VCU.

Ray Lee

Business Development

The ultimate fixer.

Ray Jacobson

Engineering Manager

Previously at Google, developing smart features on the Gmail Intelligence team. Studied computer science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

Joey Lee

Senior Engineer

Previously at CollegeAI. Studied computer engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

Michael Piazza

Senior Engineer

Previously a software developer at Amazon, working on iOS and React applications. Studied computer science at Swarthmore College.

Clayton Blaha

Artist Relations

Co-Founded OWSLA Records with Skrillex. Previously at Choon as Head of Industry Relations.

Vicky Guan

Engineer

Prior to joining Audius, Vicky was a Engineer at Intuit. Studied computer engineering at University of California, San Diego.

Cheran Senthilkumar

Engineer

Previously at Torus Labs, working on decentralized architecture. Studied Mathematics & Computing at IIT.

Saliou Diallo

Engineer

Previously at Pivotal Labs, and was then acquired by VMware. Studied Computer Science and Mathematics at Minot State and Cornell University.

Shai Ben-David

Artist Relations

Previously was Brand Specialist and Label Assistant at Insomniac Events/Bassrush & OWSLA.

Michael Cullen

Community

Founder of music label Phuture Collective, and previously an Account Manager at Uber Eats. Studied Business Management at Cascadia College.

Kiara Hatcher

Executive Assistant

Previously an EA at WeWork and Mister Jiu’s. Studied communications at San Francisco State University.

Marcus Pasell

Engineer

Previously worked at Microsoft as a Software Engineer. Studied Computer Science at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

KJ Shanks

Engineer

Previously worked at Splash as a Software Engineer. Studied at Stony Brook University in New York.

Sebastian Klingler

Engineer

Previously worked as a UI Engineer at Dialexa. Studied Computer Science at The University of Texas at Arlington.

Isaac Solo

Engineer

Previously at Amazon Music and Gracenote. Received both a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Computer Science at University of Southern California.

Christine Jiang

Engineer

Previously worked as a Senior DevOps Engineer at Integral Ad Science. Studied at University of California, Berkeley.

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Advisors

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deadmau5

Electronic Music Producer
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RAC

Electronic Music Producer
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3LAU

Electronic Music Producer
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Adam Goldberg

Co-Founder & Managing Director, Standard Crypto
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Bing Gordon

Co-Founder of EA Games
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Tom Schmidt

Partner at Dragonfly Capital
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Greg Hazel

Chief Architect at BitTorrent
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Ash Pournouri

Avicii's Fmr. Manager
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Justin Kan

Co-Founder of Twitch
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Robb McDaniels

CEO at Beatport
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Jesse Grushack

Senior Strategy & Product at ConsenSys
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Cooper Turley

Crypto Strategy

Investors

  • CoinbaseCoinbase
  • Block ChangeBlock Change
  • General CatalystGeneral Catalyst
  • Kleiner Perkins Caufield ByersKleiner Perkins Caufield Byers
  • LightspeedLightspeed
  • MulticoinMulticoin Capital
  • PanteraPantera
  • Standard CryptoStandard Crypto
  • BinanceBinance

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