Ankit is a technology expert with many years of experience in distributed systems and blockchain. He was a protocol developer for Ocean Protocol, following which he was part of Entrepreneur First in Singapore. Ankit founded Blockvidhya, a document verification service relying on blockchain, which was incubated at IIT Mandi.
He was a core contributor to Solidity and was named as a research grantee by Ethereum for his efforts. He has also worked with Red Hat, where he developed the DHT module for GlusterFS. GlusterFS is being used by Facebook and financial institutions for clustering large chunks of data, images and videos.
As a college student, he was a student developer at Google’s Summer of Code where he worked on the wrapper of RPC protocol for Ruby. He also worked with Lalaworld, a successful ICO where he built the lending platform and led the remittance team.
Ankit has also participated in numerous hackathons: