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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!


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

Senior 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

Tech Lead - Product Engineering

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

Joey Lee


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

Alex Park


Prior to joining Audius, Alex ran growth at and was head of special projects (community) at Gobbler.

Michael Piazza


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


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

Cooper Turley


Editor and contributor to various crypto publications, and passionate about the intersection of blockchain and music. Previously studied Music Business at University of Colorado Denver.

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