Kadan Stadelmann

 In his mid-twenties Kadan has already achieved a lot and proofed his skills in IT entrepreneurship. Raised in northern Africa as the son of an austrian diplomat and an african teacher, his passion for IT and electronic technologies showed up early in a very young age while he wrote his first applications before entering primary school where he got educated multilingual. After graduating from a high school with focus on informatics he decided to study IT and economics in Germany and Vienna, knowing that this two areas are indivisibly connected. After university, he gained deep practical experience in IT security and network development while working for the government in the operations security-sector. In 2011, he decided to move over to the open-source and blockchain area as a freelancer. With 23 years he successfully sold his 3 year old startup. After this time Kadan joined several cryptographic and open-source projects primarily specialized in IT related security and intrusion detection systems. In early 2016 the cooperation with the Komodo lead-developer started and since he proofed his IT-sec and development skills he was announced as their Chief Technology Officer. His long-term and wide range experience as a developer and ethical hacker combined with his analytical skills ensure to solve everyday problems with the help of IT and blockchain. Moreover, as head of the technology department he is dedicated to lead the Komodo Platform to the vanguard of the blockchain sector.