I’m the co-founder of zkFi a modular framework to preserve privacy in public blockchains and simultaneously provide decentralized compliance network.

I’m also an honorary research fellow at Gillmore Centre for Financial Technology at University of Warwick.

I was the Head of DeFi Research at Polygon. At Polygon, I also led the R&D and incubation of innovative blockchain primitives and co-authored the whitepaper of Polygon 2.0. I have authored multiple papers on the topics of zero knowledge proofs, privacy, novel design and risk assessment of DeFi protocols and crypto economics.

I am an active advisor and speaker in the blockchain community, and has served as a technical advisor for several blockchain startups. I have worked in quantitative roles in traditional finance firms like JPMorgan Chase and ICICI bank. I started my career as a computational fluid dynamics engineer at Ansys.

I hold a PhD in Economics from the University of Warwick, an MA in economics from the Delhi School of Economics, and a Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.

  • Blockchain
  • Decentralized Finance (DeFi)
  • Privacy
  • Cryptoeconomics
  • Smart contracts
  • Cooking food and minting blocks
  • PhD in Economics

    University of Warwick

  • MRes in Economics, distinction

    University of Warwick

  • MA in Economics

    Delhi School of Economics

  • BTech in Chemical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur