Research Partner

Joseph Bonneau is a Research Partner on the a16z crypto team and an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at the Courant Institute, New York University. Prior to joining the faculty at NYU, he received a PhD from Cambridge and postdocs at Princeton and Stanford and was an advisor to the Zcash, Algorand, Mina and Chia projects. He is a co-author of the textbook “Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies”. His research focuses on applied cryptography and computer security and is known for pioneering work on Verifiable Delay Functions.