Mark Friedenbach

Co-founder, Blockstream
Mark Friedenbach

Mark Friedenbach is a software engineer and independent bitcoin protocol developer, with specialities in blockchain scalability, privacy enhancing technology and issued asset extensions to bitcoin.

He is a co-founder and Infrastructure Tech Engineer at Blockstream, a software platform for digital assets that uses blockchain and sidechain technologies.

Previously, Friedenbach worked as an Application Developer at NASA-Ames Research Center.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Physics from Santa Clara University, where he also worked as a technical admin to the physics computation lab.