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Neha Narula

2018 Radar Thinker 

Neha Narula

Narula is Director of the Digital Currency Initiative, part of the MIT Media Lab, focusing on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. While completing a PhD in computer science at MIT, she built fast, scalable distributed systems and databases. She is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Futures Council on Blockchain and has given a TED talk on the Future of Money.

Previously, Neha helped relaunch the news aggregator Digg and was a senior software engineer at Google. There, she designed Blobstore, a system for storing and serving petabytes of immutable data, and worked on Native Client, a way to run native code securely through a browser.

More: nehanarula.org; @neha