Vitalik Buterin: At 19 years old, Buterin wrote the first draft of Ethereum, a new blockchain meant to be the foundation on which developers can build smart contracts and applications. He and a group of technologists went on to build what in five years has become the second-largest cryptocurrency, Ether. It’s been the spark for much of the innovation that exploded last year in the form of initial coin offerings and tokens built on the network. Buterin, whose llamas and rainbows T-shirts have become iconic, is revered, and the often critical opinions about the cryptocurrency market he voices on Twitter are followed closely.
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Topping our list, Stanford continues to build on its reputation as a well-rounded leader in the field. Past interdisciplinary courses like “Digital Currency and Cybercrime," have allowed students from Stanford’s renowned law, business, and computer science schools to collaboratively study the subject. Stanford has also established itself as a magnate for well-known professors in the industry. Kathryn Haun, a former federal prosecutor and now general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, taught a management class called “Cryptocurrency” alongside Susan Athey, a world-renowned economist.
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