NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Sui Foundation (or the “Foundation”), dedicated to supporting the Sui ecosystem, today announced the appointment of Dr. Greg Siourounis as Managing Director. In this role, Dr. Siourounis will lead execution of the Foundation’s efforts to support the Sui community through the launch of the Sui Layer 1 blockchain and beyond. This includes overseeing programs aimed at accelerating developer growth, educating the public about Sui blockchain technology, organizing developer and builder events, and integrating the Foundation with the Sui community to hasten decentralization. Dr. Greg Siourounis will report to Sui’s independent board of directors.
Dr. Siourounis brings over 25 years as a renowned academic, economist, and finance entrepreneur. As an academic, he most recently served as a tenured assistant professor in Economic Theory and Policy at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences. He previously taught at Brown University and University of Peloponnese, and as an occasional teaching assistant at the London Business School, CASS Business School, and Iowa State University. As an entrepreneur, Dr. Siourounis founded Capital Stream Management S.A., a developer of open-ended fund structures and ultra-high frequency trading algorithms in foreign exchange markets. He also helped found Cenobe, a cybersecurity service provider, and EveryPay, a fully licensed payment service provider, regulated by the Bank of Greece. Dr. Siourounis has helped establish EveryPay as one of the top payments providers for marketplaces in Greece, having processed hundreds of millions of transactions. Dr. Siourounis previously served as Global Head of Quantitative Macroeconomic Research at Barclay’s Capital.
Dr. Siourounis served as a board member of several FinTech companies and of FXCM Hellas, EveryPay, and Capital Stream Management S.A. He has received several awards, including the 2005 Young Economist Award from the European Economic Association and the 2008 Austin Robinson Prize from the Royal Economic Society on his academic achievements, along with numerous software trading patents.
“The Sui Foundation has built an unparalleled community of founders, developers, and partners by providing them with the most comprehensive, innovative, and tech-forward resources and solutions to help grow and scale their brands,” said Dr. Siourounis. “I believe Sui is uniquely positioned to revolutionize the digital asset ecosystem, and I can’t wait to partner closely with the Foundation’s mission-driven team and Board to enhance the developer experience and further drive the adoption of web3 via Sui.”
About Sui Foundation
The Sui Foundation is an independent organization that is dedicated to the advancement and adoption of the Sui network. The Sui Foundation deploys its resources to fund projects that build on Sui and support the creation of a cohesive ecosystem with long-term adoption, with the ultimate goal of onboarding the next billion users to web3 by supporting the advancement and global adoption of the Sui blockchain. To learn more, visit https://suifoundation.org.
Sui is a first-of-its-kind Layer 1 blockchain and smart contract platform designed from the bottom up to make digital asset ownership fast, private, secure, and accessible to everyone. Its object-centric model, based on the Move programming language, enables parallel execution, sub-second finality, and rich on-chain assets. With horizontally scalable processing and storage, Sui supports a wide range of applications with unrivaled speed at low cost. Sui is a step-function advancement in blockchain and a platform on which creators and developers can build amazing, user-friendly experiences. Learn more: https://sui.io