charles hoskinson | Coinpedia User Profiles

Charles Hoskinson is an enthusiastic entrepreneur and one of the richest software developers across the globe. His creation Ethereum is touching sky heights in the crypto market. Charles resides in America and belongs to a doctor's family but decided to focus on finance over medicine due to his interest in the emerging field of crypto from the very start. Charles was regarded as the 40 Most Influential by Yahoo Finance in 2021.


Began his career in 2013 as a business consultant but dropped his job and got involved in the crypto space whilst starting a project called Bitcoin education. Later, Hoskinson joined the Ethereum founding team as one of five original founders with Vitalik Buterin who held the position of chief executive at Ethereum. In 2014, Hoskinson and former Ethereum colleague Jeremy Wood formed Input Output Hong Kong(IOHK), an engineering and research company that builds cryptocurrencies and blockchains.


Hoskinson along with IOHK sponsored research labs focusing on blockchain technology at the University of Edinburgh and the Tokyo Institute of Technology, in 2017.