Meet the team

The Nano team brings together expertise in technology, strategy and business direction from leading organizations in each field.

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Colin LeMahieu

Creator & Lead Developer

A software developer for the last 10 years, Colin founded RaiBlocks, now Nano, in 2014. He moved to the project full time in 2017 and is spearheading development of the core protocol. His interests include space technology, physics, and environmental sustainability.

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Russel Waters

Lead Developer

Experience coding in the crypto space since 2013, Experience coding with C++ for much longer. Worked on various other cryptocurrency projects. Will be helping with the Core wallet development and protocol.

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Roy Keene

Lead Developer

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Mica Busch

Infrastructure

Mica is a Control System developer for Residential and Enterprise markets by trade, self-taught programmer and deeply curious tinkerer at heart. He has been involved in cryptocurrency since 2011. Mica is responsible for our web infrastructure and development as well as creating our Android lite wallet.

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Devin Alexander Torres

Desktop Developer

A software developer with over a decade of experience building highly reliable software solutions for the publishing, travel, insurance, and e-commerce industries. He loves building fault-tolerant distributed systems and karaoke.

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Austin Ramsdale

Community Management and Support

With nearly 20 years of experience in traditional brick-and-mortar retail and ecommerce experience, Austin understands the customer experience, lifecycles, and POS & Platform integrations. You can typically find him helping users in the support channel on our official Discord server.

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Troy Retzer

Communications & Public Relations

As a business consultant for the last 10 years, Troy has worked to grow a number of companies into successful businesses. His role in Nano is public relations, marketing and community management.

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George Coxon

Operations & Partnerships

An early faucet user, George has been involved with Nano for several years. She now manages operations and partnerships for Nano in the UK and around the world.

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Josh Kleiman

Legal

Josh is an experienced litigator and corporate advisor. Josh’s experience includes advising companies, entrepreneurs and individuals on litigation exposure, licensing deals, corporate organization and securities matters.

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Brian Pugh

Developer

A programmer and engineer with a passion for hardware design, rapid prototyping and cryptography, Brian recently received his M.S. in computer vision from Carnegie Mellon. Brian is focused on non-protocol programming developments.