Anders Brownworth architects the treasury system at Circle and teaches blockchain technology at MIT.
Circle is a consumer internet company focused on transforming the world economy with secure, simple, and less costly technology for storing and using money. circle is backed by $76 million from investors including Goldman Sachs, IDG China, Breyer Capital, Accel and General Catalyst. With offices in Boston, San Francisco, and Dublin, Ireland, Circle is building mobile apps aimed at enabling greater ease-of-use in online and in-person payments, with enhanced security and privacy, and the convenience of free, instant, global digital money transfers.
Previously, Brownworth helped create and launch Republic Wireless, a WiFi / cellular hybrid smartphone service. Brownworth holds a number of patents in the telecom space and played a key role in Bandwidth.com’s evolution from startup to established industry player.