Jed McCaleb is a tech entrepreneur and a brilliant programmer. He has been in the industry for quite a long time and has started a number of tech companies. His recent engagements are in the blockchain technology industry where he is working on projects that will tap into the huge potential of the cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology. Jed McCaleb is regarded as a genius by those who know him. On matters of cryptography, p2p connections and other technologies that apply in the implementation of the blockchain technology, he is an expert. He had even worked with various blockchain companies before he started his own known as Stellar Foundation.
Over the years he has been in the industry looking for opportunities which he has implemented through other companies. However, it got to a point where he had to start something so that he could implement his ideas in the way he wanted. He got tired of being controlled by management who thought his ideas were not feasible.
When Jed McCaleb is not working, he like surfing. He normally travels to countries like Brazil and Costa Rica to enjoy the great surfing experience in that area. He currently lives in Patterson with his family. He is a graduate of the University of California Berkeley where he started his tech entrepreneurship at an early age. Jed McCaleb was born in 1975 in Arkansas.
Before Jed McCaleb joined the blockchain technology industry, he was still in the tech industry where he had opened a number of companies dealing with artificial intelligence and modern computing.
Jed McCaleb never completed his studies at UC Berkeley. In 2000 he created his own company known as eDonkey, which was a company dealing with files sharing. The company later faced challenges and declined. McCaleb left the program and moved on to start other ventures.
In 2009, the first digital currency-Bitcoin was launched. This is the currency that brought the concept of blockchain technology and crypto revolution. With the knowledge, McCaleb had in cryptography and P2P connections, he was in a right position to implement to make innovations based on this technology.