Jed McCaleb is an expert in the cryptocurrency market, and a co-founder of Stellar Development Foundation. The company was launched in 2014. He serves as the CEO of the company. Jed has many years of experience in the areas of research and development of the cryptocurrency exchange platform.
Jed McCaleb foresees that cryptocurrency will change the course of the current technology used for the methods of payments on a global scale. Additionally, he sees changes to banking and to the stock market. Cryptocurrencies and bitcoins are traded on exchanges that differ from the exchanges that stocks are traded on. He has commented on his belief that the future of the stock market will be digital, and banks will see change due to blockchain technology created by Jed and Stellar.
Jed developed an exchange for cryptocurrencies known as the Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange. He has recently has taken on the additional role of Chief Technology Officer at Stellar. The IBM Corporation is one of the companies currently using a Stellar Foundation network and has introduced it to banks. Foundation members can be businesses such as banks, credit card service platforms, money transfer firms, and more. It is open to all institutions that are users of the Stellar network. Membership is also open to non-profit organizations, colleges, and universities, and other for-profit such as consulting firms, financial tech firms, and software program providers. Members are made privy to, and are able to vote on some relevant key matters.
Jed created and launched Lightyear in 2017. That helped in positioning Stellar to become a global payment and currency exchange. It is the development of Lightyear that has brought the concept of blockchain for banking, and to IBM.
Joyce Kim is the other co-founder of the Stellar Development Foundation. On his website, Jeb writes of how fortunate he is to spend so many “insane” hours working with such smart people at Stellar.
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