Muneeb Ali is a core developer of Blockstack and the Co-founder and CTO of Onename, a Y Combinator and Union Square Ventures backed startup focusing on blockchain technologies. Muneeb is also a final-year PhD candidate at Princeton University, where he has worked in the Systems and Networks group and at PlanetLab—world’s first and largest cloud computing testbed.
Since 2011, Muneeb has been giving guest lectures on cloud computing at Princeton and helped start a new course on “How to be a CTO” at Princeton’s CS Department. Muneeb has been awarded a J. William Fulbright Fellowship and a Princeton Graduate Fellowship. During his research career Muneeb has built real systems that have been downloaded by thousands of users, his published research papers have 800+ citations, and he has served on the program committee of conferences like ACM NSDR, ACM DEV, RealWSN etc.